- how the attitude towards technology has changed in India, with the advent of more suppliers and schemes powered by both the public and private sectors. The Reserve Bank of India has called for the creation of a Rs 345-crore Payments Infrastructure Development Fund to encourage digital payments in Tier III to VI centers in the seven Northeastern states. The Digital India campaign launched by the Prime Minister in 2015 introduced new initiatives to ensure that citizens could digitally access all government services. Various fintech start-ups and giant corporations have also contributed to accelerating the digital revolution, especially in rural areas. With mobile and internet reaching all corners of the nation, rural India is becoming increasingly well-versed with the digital mode of payments.