Daily Current Affairs – 2020Topic: For Prelims and Mains
9th October 2019
National e-Assessment Centre of IT Department inaugurated recently.
The RBI has recently announced internal ombudsman scheme for large non-banking entities issuing pre-paid instruments (PPIs).
It is to have an internal grievance redressal mechanism to provide a swift and cost-effective complaint redressal mechanism.
PPIs are instruments that facilitate purchase of goods and services, including financial services, remittance facilities, etc., against the value stored on such instruments. PPIs that can be issued in the country are classified under three types viz.
PPI issuer is an entity operating / participating in a payment system for issuing PPIs to individuals / organisations. The money so collected is used by the entity to make payment to the merchants who are part of the acceptance arrangement and for facilitating funds transfer / remittance services.
A holder is an individual / organisation who obtains / purchases PPI from the PPI issuer and uses the same for purchase of goods and services, including financial services, remittance facilities, etc. However, in case of a Gift PPI, the targeted beneficiary (though not being a purchaser) can also be a holder.
To sensitize the public about the significance of maintaining optimum oral health and equips them with the tools and knowledge to do so, including awareness on the nearest oral health service facility.
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