Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Mar 26:
In a bid to promote cashless economy and online transactions, Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo inaugurated Digi Dhan Mela in Puri today.
Speaking on the occasion at Saradha Bali in pilgrim city Puri, Pradhan urged people to make more digital payments to boost the cashless economy in the country.
“The union government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched digital literacy programme to make people literate about the online or digital transactions”, he said.
Lauding the Centre’s initiative, the singer-turned-politician said, “The BHIM app, Rupay card help someone to send cash through these digital applications”.