NPCI recognises exceptional performance in National Payments Excellence Awards on March 8, 2017. From Left to Right: Prof. G. Sivakumar, IIT Bombay, Dr. A. S. Ramasastri, Director, IDRBT, Mr. N S. Vishwanathan, Deputy Governor, RBI, Mr. Balachandran M., Non- Executive Chairman and Independent Director, NPCI, Mr. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI and Mr. V.G. Kannan, Chief Executive, IBA at the event.
Winners of the National Payments Excellence Awards 2016. The prestigious awards hosted by NPCI on March 8, 2017 in Mumbai are for inculcating a spirit of healthy competition and for recognising the exceptional performance of NPCI members. This includes commercial banks, co-operative banks, Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), White Label ATM Operators (WLAOs) and Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs).
Shri. R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (Front row: Third from right) launched BharatQR, world’s first Quick Response (QR) code acceptance solution developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and other card payment schemes on February 20, 2017 in Mumbai.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended 6th Digi Dhan Mela on December 30, 2016 in New Delhi. He also launched Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app and announced winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana. PM Modi was accompanied by Mr. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI and Mr. S. K. Gupta, Chief Project Advisor, NPCI along with other ministers.
NPCI bags Corporate Governance Excellence Awards 2015-16, under un-listed public company (less than Rs. 500 cr. Turnover) category, organized by ASSOCHAM, India on December 2, 2016 for the best Corporate Governance practices. It was presented by the Honorable Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State in Finance and Corporate Affairs in Government of India.
Mr. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI receives special Award for launching Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and for encouraging cashless payments in India by Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister, Law & Justice ,Information Technology, Government of India at ‘Digital India – Next Generation Services- Faceless, Paperless and Cashless’ event held on November 15, 2016 in New Delhi.
Mr. Balachandran M, Chairman, NPCI welcomes Ms. S. M. Sandhane, Nominee Director from Saraswat Co-operative Bank and Mr. B. Madhivanan, Nominee Director from ICICI Bank on the Board of NPCI.
Mr. A. P Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI (second from left) participated at the Business Council Seminar on Financial Services Cooperation amongst BRICS countries on October 12, 2016 at New Delhi.
The Eighth Annual General Meeting of NPCI was held on 31st August 2016 at Mumbai.
Representatives from shareholder banks attended this Meeting.
Leadership team at NPCI
Sitting from L to R: Mr. Satish Kumar Gupta, Chief Project Advisor - Financial Inclusion & New Business, Mr. A.P. Hota, Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Dilip Asbe, Chief Operating Officer and Dr. N. Rajendran, Chief Technology Officer.
Standing from L to R: Mr. Saiprasad Nabar, Vice President – Switching Technology, Mr. Nishith Chaturvedi, Vice President & Head – Human Resources, Mr. Sanjay Saxena, Vice President & CFO - Finance & Accounts, Admin, BS & Legal, Mr. Bharat Panchal, Vice President & Head – Risk Management and Ms. Anjalee Javeri, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer.
(L to R) Mr. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI, Mr. G. Padmanabhan, Former Executive Director, RBI, Mr. Balachandran M, Chairman, NPCI, Ms. Nilima Ramteke, GM DPSS, RBI, Ms. Charulata Kar, GM DPSS, RBI and Ms. Sangeeta Lalwani, GM DPSS, RBI at the pilot launch event of Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) held in Mumbai on August 31, 2016.
Mr. A P Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI receives SKOCH Business Leadership Award from Mr. Rajeev Kumar Agarwal, whole-time member, SEBI and Mr. Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group on June 9, 2016 in Mumbai.
Mr. A P Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI with NPCI team receives SKOCH Awards for Unified Payments Interface (UPI), RuPay and IMPS from Mr. Rajeev Kumar Agarwal, whole-time member, SEBI and Mr. Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group on June 9, 2016 in Mumbai.
(L to R) Mr. A P Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI, Ms. Shikha Sharma, MD and CEO, Axis Bank, Mr. Arun Tiwari, CMD, Union Bank of India, Mr Balachandran M. Chairman, NPCI, Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor RBI, Mr. Nandan Nilekani, Advisor to NPCI, Mr. Ashwani Kumar, Chairman, Indian Banks’ Association, Mr. Rajnish Kumar, MD, State Bank India, Ms. Chanda Kochhar - MD and CEO, ICICI Bank at the launch of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on April 11, 2016 in Mumbai.
The Final Report of the Committee on Medium Term Path on Financial Inclusion (CMPFI) chaired by Shri D K Mohanty, Executive Director,RBI, presented to Dr. Raghuram G Rajan, Governor, RBI by the Committee Members (including Shri A. P. Hota, Managing Director & CEO, NPCI) on December 28, 2015.