Digital funds market in India more likely to develop 3-fold to Rs 7,092 trillion by 2025: Report

New Delhi, August 23

Digital funds in India are anticipated to develop over three-fold to Rs 7,092 trillion by 2025 on account of presidency insurance policies round monetary inclusion and rising digitisation of retailers, based on a analysis report.

The nation’s digital cost market was price round Rs 2,162 trillion in 2019-20, RedSeer Consulting mentioned in its report.

“The current 160 million unique mobile payment users will multiply by five times to reach nearly 800 million by 2025. This growth will be driven by a number of demand and supply-side drivers,” the Bengaluru-based administration consultancy mentioned.

“Mobile payments will drive around 3.5 per cent of total digital payments of Rs 7,092 trillion by the financial year 2025, up from the current one per cent. The total mobile payment users who currently stand at about 162 million would reach around 800 million during this period,” the report mentioned.

According to the report, wallets will proceed to play a key position in its development with the continual enhance in each frequency and consumer base.

By 2025, wallets are anticipated to have larger penetration and lower-income would ultimately drive a number of small-ticket transactions, it mentioned.

RedSeer, which serves varied e-commerce firms and enterprise capitalists together with Tiger Global, estimates that the expansion of digital funds particularly would come out by growing penetration with offline retailers and the penetration with the unorganised retail sector would develop on the again of elevated service provider digitisation in cities past tier II.

Redseer sees COVID-19 as a catalyst to digital funds throughout India.

“COVID-19 seems like another demonetisation-like catalyst for the industry. Digital payment providers have been quite hands-on in terms of responding to this situation by offering enhanced support on essentials such as offering groceries, masks, sanitisers, COVID-19 insurance, offering integration with donations to PM fund and other essential product and services,” RedSeer Consulting founder and CEO Anil Kumar mentioned.

According to RedSeer, digital funds share of grocery shops elevated to 75 per cent resulting from COVID-19 as individuals most well-liked paying by way of cell phone resulting from security considerations.

“There is significant headroom for growth of EDC (electronics data capture) terminals in the small retailer universe. Large and mid-sized retailers use more than two EDC terminals. Today we have around five million terminals, which is almost 5 times that in the financial year 2015,” the report mentioned.

According to the report, the cost gateway aggregator market in India, which is presently estimated to be at Rs 9.5 trillion, is predicted to develop by 2.four occasions pushed by massive worth transactions. It is predicted to develop at a compounded annual development fee of 19 per cent within the subsequent 5 years to succeed in Rs 22.6 trillion by the monetary 12 months 2025.

“The payment gateway market today is very competitive and all leading players are fighting for the market share. Paytm leads this pack and has grown the fastest followed by BillDesk with marquee government clients,” the report mentioned. PTI

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