Andhra Pradesh govt launches ‘AP Purse’ app to boost cashless transactions
स्रोत: News Bharati English      तारीख: 03-Dec-2016

Hyderabad, December 3: An effort to get rid of black money came with surprise move of PM Modi but whole nation is ready to face hardship what may come to get India economically developed. Andhra Pradesh government has launched an application- AP Purse to help people to perform cashless transactions using mobile wallets.
Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu said that his team wants to make Andhra Pradesh the first state in India to completely switch to digital transactions.

Here is the in-depth information regarding AP Purse.

  • What is AP Purse?

It is an Android app that compiles various mobile payment apps and tools. With this, the government hopes to create awareness and expand adoption of digital wallets, especially outside bigger urban areas.

  • How to use?

Download the AP Purse app on Google Play Store. Register with your name and mobile number. The app provides access to install any of the 15 payment apps available on the platform. Using the payment apps, people can pay utility bills, property taxes, purchase goods and transfer money. Merchants can use the apps to accept cashless payments.

  • Features of AP Purse:

AP Purse educates citizens and merchants on benefits of using cashless transactions and safety precautions to be taken while transacting online.

Post demonetization drive many people switched to online payment modes due to unavailability of cash which further led to digital transformation. Andhra Pradesh government earlier took an initiative to distribute cell phones to economically-backward people to perform cashless transactions.

Also the Telangana government is planning to launch an official mobile wallet soon to make people easy to carry out transactions. “We have no other option but to shift to online and mobile transactions,” Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has said