Digital Payments: The prime minister recently announced a Big Christmas Gift to look out for. Now there are 15000 winners that were rewarded for making digital payments. As part of efforts to incentivize the digital transactions, there is a total of 15,000 winners who were selected from among eight crore digital transactions. This was part of the government’s efforts to the boost digital payments in the country.
Yesterday also the Prime Minister announced two new schemes one is the – Lucky Grahak Yojana and the other one is the Digi Dhan Vyapaar Yojana. These two schemes are for customers as well as traders in order to promote the mobile banking as well as e-payments.The PM had announced a Christmas gift to 15,000 people. He was talking about rewards through a draw system. In this rewards system, each of the lucky winners will get Rs. 1000 credited into their accounts.
Lucky Grahak Yojana: 15,000 lucky winners to get rewards for Digital Payments under DIGI Dhan Scheme
As per the NPCI announcement, the lucky winners from the lucky draw receive a message from their respective banks. The reward money is then credited to the lucky winners’ bank accounts in the next 24 hours time. There is also another way to check if the citizens have received the reward. They can log into www.digidhanlucky.mygov.in as per the statement. The categories are 100 lucky winners for USSD, 1500 lucky winners for UPI, 1500 for AEPS, and 11900 for RuPay category.
Out of 125 crore people75 crore people use debit cards and credit cards. Only 45 crores of these people are active users. The government hopes to start off digital payments by citizens by launching incentive schemes like the Lucky Grahak Yojana and the Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana for digital payments. For these two government schemes, the lucky winners are selected on a daily basis. There will then be a mega draw on April 14, 2017. There were campaigns in areas like Dantewada in Chhattisgarh and Palmer. A team of bankers and district officials, as well as technical officials, visited these places. The MeitY rolled out this campaign. They provided PoS and educated merchants and convinced them to adapt to digital payments.