Shimla, 20 March 2017: A Digi-Dhan Mela was organized and attended by Union Health Minister, Jagat Prakash Nadda in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The event saw a colossal participation of 19 nationalized and private banks yesterday.
Presiding over the function, Union Minister JP Nadda said that economy is improving and strengthening more and more with Digi-dhan system. Mr Nadda said that BJP’s victory in Assembly elections of five states is the result of welfare policies initiated of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A similar Digi-Dhan Mela will be organized in Kullu town on 22nd March.
Forget cash and go digital was clarion call at the first Digi-Dhan Mela held in Shimla. Thousands of common people and traders visited in the day-long Mela and enquired about different cashless systems. Officials of nearly 19 nationalized and private banks briefed the visitors on cashless system and use of different electronic payment modes.
Notably, Digi-Dhan Mela is an awareness drive that ensures teaching ‘cashless transaction’ education to common people. Till now, 2.03cr citizens have been registered and 5,805 camps established. It was launched by Prime Minister Modi after demonetization move was taken to curb black money, corruption and terrorism.