The Indian government can thank Google for the popularity of its digital payment system

Google Pay is winning the race in enabling digital payments powered by India’s state-run platform.

The real-time payments app powered 59.75% of all United Payments Interface (UPI) transactions logged in August 2019, much higher than Flipkart-owned PhonePe’s 24.91% and Paytm’s 5.93%, show data from Razorpay, a Gurugram-based payment gateway.

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