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FAQ's

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Does the start-up have to pay any fees to be part of the registry/avail the benefits?
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No. This is a Government of Maharashtra initiative to nurture the Fintech ecosystem.

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I don't remember my login details
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The account page is under construction and should be made available by the end of the month

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I haven't received any mail regarding the reimbursements?
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Please email us at support.fintech@maharashtra.gov.in

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I don’t have my Fintech Registry number?
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Once you register with us you will receive the Registry id. If you haven't received it email us at support.fintech@maharashtra.gov.in.

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I have registered but I don't remember my Fintech Registry number
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Once you register with us you will receive the Registry ID. If you haven't received it email us at support.fintech@maharashtra.gov.in.

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My start-up doesn’t have a GSTIN
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You can avail reimbursements for Electricity, Cloud, Co-working/Rent, the Internet without GSTIN

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What is the eligibility criteria for the grants?
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Fintech start-ups registered in the state of Maharashtra with turnover less than 25 crores are eligible to apply for grants

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Is there a deadline for applying for grants?
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No, there is no deadline. Grants will be assessed on a rolling basis

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What is API Sandbox?
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API Sandbox provides a platform for Financial Institutions, FinTechs and startups to exchange data through application programming interfaces (APIs). API Sandbox promotes open banking platform via APIs for faster innovation and integration of new and legacy IT systems.

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How do I host APIs on the Sandbox?
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Please get in touch with the Admin team of the API Sandbox at support.fintech@maharashtra.gov.in. We will work with your team to host the APIs on the sandbox.

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Can I test the APIs hosted on the API Sandbox?
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Yes, API Sandbox provides a facility to test APIs without having to write any code.
Follow these steps:
1. Log-in to the portal.
2. Navigate to Products.
3. Click on Subscribe button to subscribe to the products that you are interested in.
4. Some products may require approval from the administrator.
5. Navigate to API that you want to test and click on ‘Try It’ button.

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What is a Product?
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Product is basically a collection of APIs. Products are used to define terms of use, access restrictions and usage quota (# of calls per minute) for the APIs contained in the product. Administrators of the API Sandbox will create the Products and set the attributes.

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How do I consume APIs already hosted on the Sandbox?
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Once your subscription to a product is approved, you will see primary and secondary keys for your account. One of these keys needs to be passed before invoking the API through your application. API Sandbox also generates code samples for variety of languages such as Java, C#, Python, JavaScript etc. These samples are available under the API menu for each API.

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How do I report any issues with the APIs?
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Navigate to ‘API Feedback’ to report any issues that you want to report for a particular API.