Building reliable payment systems and services

Building reliable payment systems and services

Digital Payment options for Rural India

Submitted by Asha Krishnan (@ashakrishnan) on Thursday, 6 April 2017

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Full talk of 40 mins duration

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Abstract

The Haqdarshak platform helps our partnering village level entrepreneurs - Haqdarshaks - provide government and private welfare scheme eligibility checking and benefit delivery as a last mile service to citizens across the country. Our services have reached 20,000 citizens across 8 states and still growing.

A nominal service fee ranging from charged by our
Haqdarshaks from the citizens creates a steady revenue and helps build a livelihood for themselves.

Keeping track of and management of these mostly cash based transactions has been our challenge. This talk will cover how we have come about overcoming them.

Outline

The Haqdarshak platform helps our partnering village level entrepreneurs - Haqdarshaks - provide government and private welfare scheme eligibility checking and benefit delivery as a last mile service to citizens across the country. Our services have reached 20,000 citizens across 8 states and still growing.

A nominal service fee ranging from charged by our
Haqdarshaks from the citizens creates a steady revenue and helps build a livelihood for themselves.

Keeping track of and management of these mostly cash based transactions has been our challenge. This talk will cover how we have come about overcoming them.

Speaker bio

Sahil Sethi, Product Manager at Haqdarshak. Passionate about collaborative social change through technology. Agile Evangelist, believes Agile methodology can solve more than just IT problems.

Slides

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2CN3jcEzatwUWxUNnR6LUY4UVE/view?usp=sharing

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