The Prime Minister Narendra Modi was referring to ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana’ and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana’ schemes.
New Delhi: “A Christmas gift to think of,” stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while talk about to the 2 schemes – ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana‘ and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana‘ – began earlier in the day to boost cashless transactions.
“These two schemes will further incentivise digital payments,” he tweeted along with the advertisements of the new initiatives.
“Tactical push towards increased cashless transactions…. A big lift to move towards cashless and corruption free India. Two new schemes hurled,” stated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a number of tweets.
Earlier, proclaiming ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana’ and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana’, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant stated both the schemes will cover small transactions between Rs. 50 and Rs. 3,000 to cheer every section of the society to move to digital payments.
To promote digital payments after demonetization, the government will reward daily, weekly and mega cash awards totaling Rs. 340 crore for customers as well as merchants launch the Christmas Day.
Amitabh Kant stated the first draw will occur on December 25 and the mega draw on April 14, the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar.
Later, at a communication with a group of scholars and economists, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined India’s commitment to sensible macro-economic policy, rule-based multidimensional trading arrangements, responsible climate policy, and growth which creates jobs and shrinks poverty.
The debate focused on areas such as macro-economy, trade, monetary policy, keenness, productivity and energy, with ideas from global research, the PMO stated.
Narendra Modi stated in detail, various steps taken by the Union Government to boost agricultural productivity, and the attention being given to renewable energy, he stated.