MINNETONKA, Minn.—(August 26, 2014) —Datacard Group today announced that they exhibited at the Technology Providers Exhibition Cum Meet event in India, which was organized by the Department of Financial Services at the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. This exclusive event brought various technology providers together to identify key technologies for the financial services market.
The Department of Financial Services recently mandated a new policy –the Financial Inclusion Plan–which will ensure access of financial services to all households in both urban and rural areas of India. The Government of India organized the Technology Providers Exhibition Cum Meet event in order to understand the available technology in the market that could enable them to implement this new program. Technology requirements include global interoperability and compliance with global standards to ensure success.
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase the Datacard® instant issuance solutions to the Department of Financial Services of India—which would be a significant factor in the success of the Financial Inclusion Plan under the new RuPay scheme,” said Rajiv Singh, managing director for Datacard South Asia. “Our solutions would allow consumers to instantly receive a variety of permanent payment cards—such as debit, credit and prepaid, embossed or flat cards, magstripe cards, or contact and contactless smart cards—at local bank branches or self-service kiosks.”
The Datacard® instant issuance portfolio includes software, hardware, supplies and services that can be designed for various branch operation’s needs. For more information about Datacard instant issuance solutions, please visit https://www.datacard.com/financial/instant-issuance-products-and-services.
About Datacard Group
Datacard Group offers technologies for securing identities and safeguarding transactions in physical and digital environments. The company’s innovative portfolio now includes Entrust® authentication software platforms, bringing important new capabilities to tens of thousands of government agencies, financial institutions and other enterprises in more than 150 countries. Together, Datacard Group and Entrust issue 10M+ secure identities every day, manage billions of secure transactions annually and issue a majority of the world’s financial cards. For more information, visit www.datacard.com or www.entrust.com. Follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.