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India launches 75 digital banking units across rural areas in financial inclusion push


India on Sunday launched 75 digital banking units in villages and small towns across the country in a move that it said will help bring financial services and literacy to more citizens.
The digital banking units, set up in collaboration with over 20 public and private banks, are brick-and-mortar outlets that are equipped with tablets and internet services to help individuals and small businesses open their savings accounts, access government identified schemes, perform verifications, make transactions and avail loans and insurance.
The physical outlets, span across all Indian states and union territories, will provide services in two modes. “Self-service mode will be available 24x7x365 days,” said Shakti …

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