The government of India is looking for some possible ways to reduce cash crux in our country, and as a part of that it has come up with a new scheme. Central Government is looking to provide Spurs to the district administration to boost digital payment systems across districts, panchayats, and Talukas in India.
As per the scheme, Rs 10 will use for digital transactions. Rs 10, will be given to the district administration for every individual who has moved to digital payment mode and has made at least two purchases for daily activities like buying or selling goods.
A Government official said, “NITI Aayog has registered a series of encouragements for the communication campaign for the district authorities and administration to help the transition to the cashless digital payments systems.”
NITI Aayog will provide logistic support for outreach activities at the district, taluka and panchayats at a level in the form of the seed money of Rs 5 lakh per district administration as a part of the communication campaign. The purpose is to develop sowing of mobile and Aadhar numbers to the bank account, issuing Rupay cards, issuing PIN when necessary, Download app and make two transactions.
NITI Aayog said that the top ten best performing districts would be awarded the Digital Payment champions of India while the first 50 panchayats, which go cashless, will be granted Digital Payment Award of Honour.
Meanwhile, BJP leaders of Delhi visited markets and residential colonies in the city to motivate people by telling the importance of cashless transactions. At Mukherjee Nagar, BJP Delhi President, Manoj Tiwari bought a shirt through a banking app during the ‘My mobile-my bank-my wallet.’
Union Minster Harshvardhan and Vijay Goel also went to the public places in Tri Nagar and Karol Bagh to encourage people. Making comments on opposition parties, Manoj Tiwari said, “In 1980, when the computer came it was stated that the unemployment would grow. In 1995, when mobile phones came, everyone took them as a luxury. Now, in 2016, when Modi is promoting mobile banking, it is said that it will hurt the trade, but the truth is that the mobile banking uprising will bring economic growth for all.”