Cashless Transactions: The Haryana govt today said that the necessary instructions have been issued by it to all the government departments to encourage the cashless transactions and that the transactions over Rs 5000 should only be taken through digital platforms.
Cashless Transactions promoted by Haryana Govt, introduces scheme for the same
This information was forwarded by the Finance Minster of state Capt Abhimanyu, he added that for this purpose the Petro cards of Indian oil and Hindustan petroleum have been issued to the drivers of the state government in order to promote cashless transactions. To take the campaign of the cashless transactions further, the banks also organised camps at various locations in order to educate the people about the use of digital platforms for transactions and its benefits.
He told that till date 932 such camps have been organised at 4648 bank branches in which 21083 people have participated, among the department staff 803 employees were trained in 30 govt departments for the same. State FinMin told that 3000 point of sale machines will be installed at various govt offices, the State bank of India has agreed to it without any charges.
In order to promote such transactions in the state, the government will be crediting Rs 5 at the time of the first cashless transaction by the individual through the use of UPI, USSD and e-wallets.
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khatkar has announced an award scheme to promote cashless transactions in the economy.