Transform Jagtial into digital dist: Collector

Transform Jagtial into digital dist: Collector
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The public should get used to cashless transactions to ease out the problems that rose due to demonetisation. Otherwise, they have to face severe problems in the coming days, he observed.

Jagtial: Quoting Siddipet Rythu Bazaar, where the customers are using swiping machines for purchasing vegetables, Collector Dr A Sharath suggested the officials to make steps to provide swiping machines at shopping malls, petrol pumps and at other business centres to encourage cashless transactions.

The public should get used to cashless transactions to ease out the problems that rose due to demonetisation. Otherwise, they have to face severe problems in the coming days, he observed.

He held a meeting with the officials and bankers at the Collectorate conference hall here on Wednesday. He ordered the officials of various departments to prepare an action plan to carry cashless transactions with the people in their departments.

The Collector said a ‘Task Force Committee’ will be formed with Sub-Collector as the Nodal officer to look after the cashless transactions in the district and to give suggestions for transforming Jagtial into a digital district.

The Collector suggested the bankers to take necessary steps so that every person will hold a bank account with a debit card to carry cashless transactions. He asked them to prepare a report on the number of cashless transactions that could be carried, how many categories and till what limit.The officials of various departments along with bankers were present in the meeting.

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