Bank of Baroda on Monday announced that it won the top position in the overall digital transactions amongst large banks for the financial year 2020-21.
“The bank showed the exceptional growth of digital payment transactions achievement and was felicitated by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India at the Digital Payments Utsav,” said a press statement.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Independence of India, MeitY is celebrating ‘Digital Payments Utsav’.
As a part of the celebration, the Bank of Baroda has been conferred with 5 DigiDhan awards for the financial years 2019-20 & 2020-21 in various categories.
The award was received by Akhil Handa, chief digital officer, which was presented by Union Minister for Railways, Electronics, and IT, Ashwini Vaishnav and MoS for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrashekar.
Speaking on the award, Ajay K Khurana, executive director, Bank of Baroda said, “Our number one position in MeitY score card FY20-21 is reflective of banks robust Digital banking Product & services and strong merchant network especially in UPI QR, PAN India.”
“The Bank witnessed exceptional growth in Digital Payment transactions which was handled in the most efficient manner by our Bank with good control of system technical declines for all our digital products,” Khurana added.
Akhil Handa, chief digital officer, Bank of Baroda said, “The Bank is continuously innovating to become a Bank with strong Digital infrastructure and set high industry standards.”
“We have worked on every pain point for our customers to emerge as a leader and have ranked 1st position in MeitY Score Card FY2021,” he added.