Cashless society: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Umag app launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for government services

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Umang mobile application, an integrated platform for government to citizen services, on November 23, 2017. The acronym of Umang stands for ” Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance”, which ..

Tripura to opt for cashless payment system in public transactions

Tripura Government has decided to opt for cashless payment system in public transactions beginning this New Year. To this effect, the government has initiated the process of opening bank accounts including RuPay cards for nearly ..

Tata Hospital Mumbai records 100% cashless transaction

Tata Memorial Centre Cancer Hospital in Mumbai, has achieved 100% cashless transaction through the use of exclusive hospital-specific pre- paid Smartcard. Apart from offering the facility to make cashless payments, the Smartcard also gives the ..

India first nation to subsidize online payments

India has become the first country in the world to subsidise the use of digital cash after the government announced measures like discounts on online payments for insurance policies, rail tickets and highway toll charges ..

‘DigiShala’ – 24-hour TV channel for cashless lessons

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has launched a new TV channel named ‘DigiShala’ to promote digital transactions. DigiShala is a free-to-air channel to educate people about digital payment and encourage people to ..