Centre saved Rs 90000 cr through digital transfer: Niti Aayog CEO

New Delhi, Jun 20: The Centre has saved Rs 90,000 crore by digitally transferring money to beneficiaries of 440 government schemes, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday.
Kant further said India will be the first country in the world which will make debit/credit cards redundant.
“(The) government is ahead of private sector in financial inclusion. We have digitised our economy. Unlike USA, in India data is public owned,” he said at an event organised by CII.