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Offline Payments: The Reserve Bank Of India Has Set A Limit Of ₹200 Per Transaction

Payment instruments will only be enabled for offline transactions with the customer’s specific agreement, according to the RBI.

According to livemint, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established the top limit for individual offline payment transactions at 200 rupees on Monday, stating that such payments may only be made face-to-face. These are part of the bank’s “framework for enabling small value digital payments in offline mode,” which was tested by select businesses between September 2020 and July 2021. The RBI approved a pilot plan on August 6 to promote technology advances that allow small-value digital transactions to be completed offline.

A transaction that does not need internet or telecom access is referred to as offline payment. The new criteria must be followed by licenced Payment System Operators (PSOs) and Payment System Participants (PSPs) who want to allow low-value offline digital payments, according to the regulator. “At any one moment, the overall maximum for offline transactions on a payment instrument should be 2,000.” “Only online replenishment of the consumed limit using AFA (additional factor authentication) would be permitted,” it said.

Payment instruments will only be enabled for offline transactions with the customer’s specific agreement, according to the RBI. Apart from that, these card transactions will be permitted without the need to activate the contactless transaction channel, easing a rule that was implemented in January 2020.

In the event that a consumer has a complaint,

“Customers may seek redress of grievances via the Reserve Bank’s Integrated Ombudsman Scheme, if appropriate.” The Reserve Bank “reserves the authority to halt or change the operations of any payment solution that permits small value digital payments in offline mode,” according to the regulator.

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