Vinay Kesari Profile picture
Fintech + startups + tech law/policy || Fan of '90s PC adventure games || Fintech regulation newsletter:
Apr 16, 2021 10 tweets 3 min read
Last week the RBI announced 2 sets of changes that could dramatically change the face of digital payments:

1. NEFT and RTGS rails will be opened up to a range of fintechs.
2. Wallets (aka PPIs) will soon be interoperable, and can be used to withdraw cash.… Why do these changes matter?

Currently all payments players, including PGs, payment aggregators (PAs), and PPIs, need to work with one or more sponsor banks (and integrate with their infrastructure) in order to actually move funds.
Mar 6, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
Anyone have experience troubleshooting NSDL's PAN update process? I've been stuck for 3 weeks at this stage. Both NSDL and IT Dept. call centres haven't been helpful, and I'm being bounced between them. Image I used NSDL's Aadhaar eKYC-based address update facility available here:…

It seems like the application has been accepted but hasn't been approved, because when I apply for the PAN reissue (I need a physical PAN card, don't ask why) I'm hit with this: Image
Mar 5, 2018 99 tweets 38 min read
Just received the most incredible early birthday present ever from partner-of-the-decade @sowmyarao_ (yes, my love can be bought with the right stuff) 💖💖💖😻😻😻 #OculusRift #MuchExcite Best thing - this is a 2 part present. One being the Rift itself, the second being the pleasure to be derived from researching and tinkering and rummaging for deals, to find the most cost effective way to power the Rift.