Reserve Bank of India
DPSS.CO.OSD. No. 1381 /06.08.001/ 2010-2011
December 27, 2010
All entities authorised to issue pre paid payment instruments in India.
Collection of Statistics on pre-paid instruments
Please refer to the approval / authorization given / issued to you for issuance and operations of pre paid payment instruments under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.
2. Authorized entities have hitherto been submitting information on the volume and value of transactions, to the Reserve Bank of India. In order to bring in uniformity and facilitate straight through processing, a format in Excel has been prepared and is forwarded herewith. All authorised entities are advised to furnish the data related to the operations of pre paid payment instruments issued on a monthly basis in the attached format. It may please be ensured that the format given is strictly adhered to while transmitting the data through email. Please note to ensure that the filled in format containing the monthly data reaches us by the 7th of the following month.
3. These directions are issued under Section 6 of the Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008 read with Section 12 of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.