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Payments Neutrality & Discrimination scene in payments

Given a lot of action around payments and UPI turf wars like that of PhonePe-ICICI and calls for “payment neutrality law” have been made by IAMAI, PCI and more recently, TRAI Chairman RS Sharma sought the same in his opinion column titled Conditions for cashless India, it is important to understand the discrimination scene in payments, various actors, point of views. …

UPI is indeed a tolled highway.

UPDATE: An edited version of this post was published in Medianama. UPI is a toll road This is a response to LiveMint opinion piece How the Indian state is building a new generation of digital public goods. For the purpose of keeping it specific, I will restrict the response to UPI, and shall refrain from covering …