NPCI hosts 8th Asian Payment Card Forum
The 8th edition of Asian Payment Card Forum was hosted by NPCI on September 21-22, 2017 in Mumbai. The event was organised by APSCA under the theme ‘From Cash to Digital’ Payments. The forum provided unique opportunities for experts to discuss best practices for driving the consumer payments landscape towards future of digital payments. Esteemed panellists and speakers also debated the combined contactless acceptance opportunities for retail and transport payments besides discussing
payments scenario around the world at present and the ones that are likely to develop in the future. Mr Dilip Asbe, Chief Operating Officer, NPCI delivered the keynote address at the event which was followed by reputed speakers from the Government, Indian and International Bankers, Solution Providers and Consultants. The participants got great insight from Mr Mukund
Sinha, Joint Secretary - OSD, Ministry of Urban Development, and Mr Rakesh Shanker, Deputy Commissioner - Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on contactless payments in transit domain. NPCI took this opportunity to showcase its contribution in the Contactless technology for emerging segments including transit, smart cities, smart campuses, parking, tolls and retail. This has also helped the participants to gain insight from the industry experts on the topics such as mobile payments, alternate payment systems, consumer payments,
customer education and payments system security. The forum was one of the largest APSCA payments events so far which witnessed about 300 delegates from banks, payment schemes, payment services providers and transport ticketing operators from 10 markets in South Asia, Asia-Pacific and Europe. About 50 percent of the forum delegates were end-users in the retail and transport payments business.