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Advocates Tout Electronic Payments for Government Cash Transfers | FierceGovernmentIT

June 25, 2012 |

The site's usefulness, said Vishnu Sridharan, program associate for the Global Assets Project, comes from data collected from programs across the globe. "When we bring together the data from all these programs and all these efforts and get a state-of-the-field in one place, the synergies that can take place are amazing," Sridharan added. Electronic cash transfers by governments have nearly tripled since 2009 to 70 percent of worldwide government social net cash disbursements, according to recent data, said Jamie Zimmerman, Global Assets Project director.

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