Encourage cashless transactions in District

Encourage cashless transactions in District
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Addressing the participants, the Collector told the chairmen of Jammikunta and Karimnagar market committees to take measures for implementing 100 per cent cashless transactions in agricultural markets to avoid problems due to demonetisation.

Karimnagar: ‘Take necessary steps for digital payments in the district,’ District Collector Sarfaraz Ahmed directed the officials. He held a meeting with chairmen of Market Committees, rice millers, bankers and representatives of farming community at the collectorate conference hall here on Friday.

Addressing the participants, the Collector told the chairmen of Jammikunta and Karimnagar market committees to take measures for implementing 100 per cent cashless transactions in agricultural markets to avoid problems due to demonetisation.

There are many ways to make cashless transactions such as prepaid cards, debit / credit cards, mobile banking, transactions through Aadhar cards, micro ATMs, e-wallets and Point of sale (POS), the Collector explained through LCD projector to the members.

He urged the people to open bank accounts by enrolling Aadhar card and mobile numbers. He suggested them to take debit cards, So that they can receive messages on their mobiles during the process of carrying out digital transactions.

Awareness programmes will be organised from December 5 on digital transactions. ‘People must cooperate and get habituated for casgless transactions from now onwards’.

Andhra Bank General Manager Sheshagiri Rao, Deputy Director of Marketing Department Padmavathi, Karimnagar Market Committee Chairman G Narasimha Reddy, Jammikunta Market Committee Chairman P Ramesh and General Secretary of Rice Millers Association Narasinga Rao were present along with the bank officials.


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