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UPI transactions surge from ₹92 crore to 8,375 crores in 5 years
Dec 22, 2023 03:51 pm

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) stands as the primary catalyst in the substantial expansion of digital payments union finance ministry said in a written reply to Lok Sabha, contributing to a reduction in growth of bank notes in circulation to 7.8 per cent in the last fiscal year, as per government statement. Minister of state for finance Bhagwat K Karad in a written reply to Lok Sabha said that UPI transactions have experienced substantial growth, surging from ₹92 crore in FY 2017-18 to ₹8,375 crore in FY 2022-23, boasting a remarkable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 147 per cent in terms of volume. IPL 2024 Auction is here! Catch all the updates . Simultaneously, he added, the value of UPI transactions has risen from ₹1 lakh crore in FY 2017-18 to ₹139 lakh crore in FY 2022-23, exhibiting a CAGR of 168 per cent. In the ongoing financial year until December 11, UPI has achieved 8,572 crore transactions. UPI emerges as the primary driver for the overall expansion of digital payment transactions, constituting 62 per cent of such transactions in FY 2022-23. Furthermore, the Year-on-Year growth in the value of bank notes in circulation has decreased from 9.9 per cent in FY 2021-22 to 7.8 per cent in FY 2022-23.