Digital Ease for the Masses
Apropos ‘Digital Desis’ by Shelley Singh (Aug 8), the government has continuously highlighted the benefits of using electronic transactions over the traditional means. Despite cheap data rates, half of the population is digitally excluded. The data clearly shows that a big part of the country’s population is untouched by digital ease. They still take recourse to laborious procedures that involve cash withdrawals and payments by cheques. India should leverage on digital speed to make the economy aerodynamic.