Up to date: December 20, 2020 4:44:56 am
The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Saturday claimed that the state has emerged because the primary state when it comes to digital transactions.
“Because of the sustained and focussed emphasis of the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on assimilation of expertise with the economic system, individuals within the state have embraced digital transactions like nowhere else in India,” mentioned a authorities spokesperson.
“This 12 months, about 126 per cent extra digital transactions passed off than final 12 months,” added the spokesperson.
“Individuals within the state have made the best cost of Rs 60.31 crore from UPI. After this, cost of Rs 47.79 crore has been made by individuals with a debit card. Equally, a transaction of Rs 20.43 crore has been performed from the online and Rs 16.36 crore has been transacted by means of different means,” mentioned the spokesperson.
The federal government mentioned that Siddharthnagar and Firozabad can be totally digital by March 2021.
In the meantime, the state’s Meals and Civil Provide Division has been chosen for “Excellence in Digital Governance” award. The President will give away this award on December 30.
“In an effort to push the agenda of the UP CM to usher in transparency in each discipline, the Meals and Civil Provide division has used on-line and clear methods in procurement, cost to farmers and Public Distribution System within the state,” mentioned a authorities spokesperson.
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