At any rate 95% of all government installments to individuals and 75% of installments by individuals to the legislature would be digitized before the finish of 2020.
This will mean installment exchanges by the legislature would be to a great extent done through electronic methods.
The move is a piece of the National Payment Systems Strategic Plan (2019-2024) that gives a structure to the systematic advancement of a national installment framework that is proficient, protected, available and cultivates development and electronic methods for installments.
Simultaneously, the Bank of Ghana and the Ministry of Finance are building up an installment plan that will guarantee that 90% of government benefits, including social mediation plans, for example, NHIS and casual division compensation, are additionally paid electronically before the current year’s over.
Furthermore, the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission and the Ministry of Finance will likewise empower electronic installment for utilities (water and power). The Bank of Ghana, in such manner, will give a mandate on a motivation estimating plan that favors electronic installment framework before the finish of 2020.
The key activity is to advance computerized methods for paying workers, advance government exchanges on electronic stages, create and reveal a half breed or portable retail location (mPOS) ability; screen ATM exchanging and movement among others.
The new key arrangement expands on the 2014 Strategic Roadmap by giving an approach structure to invigorate the electronic methods for installment in Ghana and empowering shared duty in the execution of the arrangement.
The Bank of Ghana said installment frameworks are experiencing huge changes driven by innovative progression and advancement of client needs.
Electronic installment is additionally continuously pushing out paper-put together installment instruments with respect to record of its relative proficiency.
Purchasers’ interest for accommodation, speed and openness in installments are empowering the organization of computerized installment items.
In Ghana, cell phone infiltration has improved the intrigue of portable cash for installment administrations, and holds possibilities for beating limitations to money related consideration.