To promote digital payments post demonetisation, the government will give daily, weekly and mega cash awards totalling Rs 340 crore for consumers as well as merchants beginning the Christmas Day. Kant said the first draw will happen on December 25 and the mega draw on April 14, the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed his decision to demonetise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with his Cabinet colleagues, and...
"Ordinary people should be made aware of the cashless transactions. More swiping machines and ATMs should be made available in the rural areas," Chief Minister said.
The Chief Minister urged banks to strengthen their organisational capacities to deal with the situation arising out of the Modi Government's move to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Dattatreya said that Singh should support demonetisation and promotion of cashless transactions in the country as there is no politics in the NDA government's move.
"As a strategy towards achieving cashless payments, the prepaid card is introduced to replace cash payment for small value ticket transactions," Canara Bank MD Rakesh Sharma said.
Chandrababu Naidu launched the AP Purse mobile app, which presently has 13 mobile banking and 10 mobile wallets available and can help people pay their bills and carry out their cash transactions.
Besides, the toll plazas will install fee paid instruments, e-wallet, electronic toll collection and accept old currency notes of Rs 500 till December 15 as a special case, Joint Secretary in the Home Ministry Dilip Kumar said in a communication.
Naidu directed the officials to allocate special staff for that purpose alone in order to ease the burden on the human resource.
The citizens are requested to give their suggestions on the above subject, positively by December 10, 2016 to the following email id: firstname.lastname@example.org," the State government said.
The Andhra government has adopted several innovative ways to solve the problems of the people and become a role model State in the country in cashless transactions, Babu said.
"Digital transactions have gone up in the sense that if you look at my PoS transactions, it is 300 per cent up in numbers and 200 per cent by value," Bhattacharya said.
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