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Datacard Group Showcases its Instant Issuance Solutions at the 2014 FIPS Event in New Delhi, India

MINNETONKA, Minn.—(Oct. 14, 2014)—Datacard Group today announced that they exhibited at the 2014 Financial Inclusion and Payments Systems (FIPS) event held at the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, India. The annual event brought together various stakeholders from the Banking, Financial Services and Institutions (BFSI) sector and attracted appromixately 200 attendees.

This year’s event highlighted the influential role that the Government, Banks, Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and Payment Companies play in promoting the Financial Inclusion Plan (Jan Dhan Yojna). The Financial Inclusion Plan is a policy mandated by the Department of Financial Services with the objective of ensuring access to financial services for all households in both the urban and rural areas in India.

At the show, Datacard Group showcased its instant issuance portfolio which includes integrated software, hardware, supplies and services that enable the instant issuance of a variety of financial cards — including debit, credit and prepaid, embossed or flat cards, magstripe cards, or contact and contactless smart cards.

“We were delighted to attend the FIPS conference to help promote solutions that will support the roll-out of the Financial Inclusion Plan,” said Ajay Kumar, marketing director for Datacard South Asia. “This is an ideal forum to showcase how our solutions enable flexibility, security and reliability for banks to issue secure, personalized Rupay cards.”

For more information about the show, please visit http://fips.eletsonline.com/2014

About Datacard Group
Datacard Group offers technologies for securing identities and safeguarding transactions in physical and digital environments. The company’s innovative portfolio now includes Entrust® authentication software platforms, bringing important new capabilities to tens of thousands of government agencies, financial institutions and other enterprises in more than 150 countries. Together, Datacard Group and Entrust issue 10M+ secure identities every day, manage billions of secure transactions annually and issue a majority of the world’s financial cards. For more information, visit www.datacard.com or www.entrust.comFollow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.