New Delhi, December 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a mobile app named ‘BHIM’ to make digital payments much easier at Digi-Dhan Mela at the Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. He further said that this app BHIM will be so powerful that in future it will be every Indian's hope for a corruption free, clean India.
On this occasion, PM Modi also praised to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar for his incredible work done in making constitution of India and upbringing of poor. PM Modi asked India to provide him more of two weeks due to security reasons and after that BHIM app will empower everyone. He also urged country that BHIM app is very easy to use and at least do five transactions so that further everyone will get a habit of doing digital transactions.
He further said that the Government launched Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojana to encourage digital transactions. These two initiatives of government are actually a Christmas gift to the country. PM Modi further praised those volunteers and peoples of country who have taken initiative to encourage digital transactions and also gave prizes to them. PM Modi also said that this initiative is mainly taken for poor people and these schemes will benefit poor mainly.
Taking on oppositions, Prime Minister Modi said that earlier People used to hear how much money getting lost in scams, now they are hearing what has come back or what is the gain. The Prime Minister also thanked the media for highlight issues related with digital payments.
Previous governments fought elections on basis of gas cylinders, but during our government 1.20 crore families voluntarily opted out of subsidy, claimed PM adding that this would help poor and transform the country.
He further said, “There are some people who wake up in disappointment and go to bed in disappointment. They can keep doing so, there is no cure for that yet.” In the end of his speech PM Modi again congratulated the winners and requested nation to walk on the path of digital transactions.