Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched e-RUPI, a cashless and contactless mode of payment. e-RUPI is a digital payment system. On this occasion, PM Modi said, ‘I am sure that e-RUPI vouchers will also write new chapters of success.
Launching the e-Rupi, the Prime Minister said, “I am sure e-RUPI vouchers will also write new chapters of success. Our banks and payment gateways have a huge role to play in this. Hundreds of our private hospitals, corporates, industry, NGOs, and other institutions have also shown great interest in this.
The PM said, ‘The work that has been done in the last 6-7 years for digital infrastructure and digital transactions in the country, is being recognized by the world today. Especially in India, a huge base of fintech has been created. Such a base is not there even in big countries.
He said, ‘Our government has started the PM Svanidhi Yojana. Today, in small and big cities of the country, more than 23 lakh street vendors and vendors have been helped under this scheme. Around Rs, 2,300 crores has been given to them during this Corona period.
1 lakh 35 thousand crore farmers got under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
The Prime Minister said, ‘Under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, Rs 1 lakh 35 thousand crores has been directly transferred to the accounts of farmers. This time, about Rs 85,000 crore of the wheat procured from the farmers has been directly transferred to the bank accounts of the farmers.
“If money is sent by the government for books, then e-RUPI will ensure that only books are bought,” he said. If money has been sent for uniform, then it should be spent on its use, if money has been sent for fertilizer, then it should be spent on it.
More things will be added to e-RUPI over time
PM Modi said, ‘With time, more things will be added to e-RUPI. Like if someone wants to spend in the treatment of someone, someone wants to provide financial help for the right medicines and food to the TB patient or wants to provide food and environmental related facilities to the children, then e-RUPI is very helpful for them. Will happen.’
The Prime Minister said, ‘Today the country is giving a new dimension to digital governance. e-RUPI Voucher is going to play a huge role in making digital transactions, DBT more effective in the country.