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Haryana Govt comes out with scheme to promote cashless transactions

Updated: Dec 14, 2016 06:31:10am

Haryana Govt comes out with scheme to promote cashless transactions

Chandigarh, Dec 14 (KNN) Encouraging the people in Haryana to go for cashless transactions, Haryana Government has come out with a scheme to award citizens of the state using digital modes for payments.

Government of Haryana has identified five key methods of digital payments -Debit/Credit Cards/ Internet Banking; UPI (Unified Payment Interface) – 28 national banks have on-boarded with VPA (Virtual Payment Account); USSID *99# (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) with MMID ( Mobile Money Identifier) and Mobile PIN (MPIN); e-Wallet like SBI Buddy, PNB MobiPay, ICICI iMobile, PayTM, Freecharge, M-paisa, Airtel Money, Oxygen, Mobiquick etc; and AEPS (Aadhaar Enabled Payment System) using PoS devices and Aadhaar / biometric authentication.

In order to promote the scheme, the State Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved giving rewards to the people using digital modes for payments.

According to a statement, “There shall be three categories of prizes on daily basis till 31st December 2016, selected randomly through electronic mode, for the citizens / stakeholders who will be registering and transacting proactively towards cash less transactions.”

The prizes/ awards will be drawn from the de-duplicated unique records, entered/ uploaded on the portal date wise.

The winners will get prize money from Rs 1,000 each upto Rs 10,000 each.

Further, the statement added that, “Onetime welcome/ appreciation money of Rs. 5/- to be transferred to the bank account of the citizens, who registers under any of the three cashless modes (namely UPI, USSD, e-Wallet) and executing a successful & valid transaction in his/her bank account.”

In addition to VLEs, Re. 1/- per transaction be given to the motivator/ facilitator outside banks to promote cashless transactions.

The citizen will be required to enter / upload the few mandatory informations of the successful transaction on the web portal (http://cashlessharyana.nic.in ) to claim the prize like Name; Aadhaar Number; Mobile number etc.

The Chief Minister’s Office will be reviewing the scheme/ progress on daily basis since the launch of the scheme. (KNN Bureau)


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