The Reserve Bank of India today released provisional data for the month of November 2016 for select payment systems. The data on credit/debit cards usage and pre-paid payment instruments are representative in nature as they are sourced from some of the major participants only.
Effective December 2, 2016, the data would be released on a daily basis till December 31, 2016 with a lag of one day.
It may be mentioned that the Payment System Indicators are released on a monthly basis and are a part of the RBI Bulletin https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_ViewBulletin.aspx?Id=16609.
Ajit Prasad Assistant Adviser
Press Release : 2016-2017/1401