Source: News Bharati English28 Nov 2016 13:43:20
New Delhi, November 28: Following the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to increase cashless transactions, a unique initiative was undertaken by senior officers of the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday who led way to train their staff members about mobile banking and cashless transactions.
Officers including Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, and Additional Principal Secretary P.K. Mishra, conducted a workshop for staff of the Prime Minister’s Office that is based at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, to train and initiate them in the process of mobile banking, and conducting daily transactions through mobile applications such as UPI, e-wallets etc.
Officers demonstrated the process of cashless transactions, and helped their staff download the relevant mobile apps on their phones. The workshop witnessed an enthusiastic turnout, and keenness among the participants to move towards smart banking and transaction solutions. Officials from SBI and MyGov were also present on the occasion.
The Centre had banned notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 as a measure to curb black money. While this created many problems among the common people, Prime Minister gave the idea of using mobile banking and cashless transaction as a secure and easy measure for monetary transactions. During 26th edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, PM appealed the countrymen to incorporate cashless transactions for giving and receiving money and teach other people regarding knowledge about the same.