Seminar on Understanding Financial Technology, Cashless India, and Forced Digitalisation (Delhi, January 24)
The Centre for Financial Accountability is organising a seminar on "Understanding Financial Technology, Cashless India, and Forced Digitalisation" on Tuesday, January 24, at YWCA, Ashoka Road, New Delhi. Sumandro Chattapadhyay will participate in the seminar and speak on the emerging architecture of FinTech in India, as being developed and deployed by UIDAI and NPCI.
Cross-posted from Centre for Financial Accountability.
09.30 - Registration
10:00 - Introduction to the Seminar & Setting the Context
Madhuresh Kumar, National Alliance of People’s Movements
10:15–11:30 - Session 1 - Understanding the Political Context of FinTech
B P Mathur, Former Dy CAG
Prabir Purkayastha, Free Software Movement of India and Knowledge Commons
C P Chandrasekhar, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU
11:30-11:45 – Tea / Coffee break
11:45-13:15 - Session 2 - How will FinTech Impact the Poor, and Labour and Banking Sector?
Ashim Roy, New Trade Union of India
Nikhil Dey, Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan
Ravinder Gupta, General Secretary, State Bank of India Officers Association
13:15-14:00 – Lunch
14:00-15:30 - Session 3 - Understanding the Economic Context of FinTech
Indira Rajaraman, Former Director, RBI
Tony Joseph, Sr. Journalist
15:30-17:00 - Session 4 - Understanding the Architecture of FinTech: Linkages to Aadhaar, IndiaStack etc
Sumandro Chattapadhyay, the Centre for Internet and Society
Gopal Krishna, ToxicsWatch
17:00 – Tea