Promise Tracker

Digitalising the Economy (ii): National Payment Platform and National Data Centre

Budget Speech para. 390: "ICTA will also implement the National Payment Platform (NPP) which will facilitate persons, businesses and government to make peer-to-peer payments, including fund transfers and online payments for goods and services, using computing devices, including mobile devices. We will also commence the National Data Centre in 2017." Allocation of Rs. 15 Bn for all Digitalising the Economy projects (5 in total) - the individual allocations for the proposals are uncertain.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn) :  15,000
  • Sector :  Digitalising the Economy
  • Ministry / Government Institution :  Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency



Significant information provided upon RTI request. Project information is available online.



ICTA has classified this promise as two projects: 1) National Data Centre and 2) National Payment Platform. National Data Centre is at a conceptualisation stage, where one out of three activities have commenced. National Payment Platform is ongoing. Insufficient information limits capacity to determine extact progress.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI