Stresses promoting digital payments to weed out black money
UDHAMPUR, MARCH 18- With an aim to promote Digital payment and cashless transaction in the district, a Digi-Dhan Mela was today organized by District administration, Udhampur, in collaboration with J&K Bank at New Town Hall here.
Stating that the present Government is more focused towards the development of the country, Dr. Singh added that the Government has taken a number of steps in this direction. Dr. Singh along with Ajay Nanda also inspected various stalls installed on the occasion and asked the people of Udhampur to avail full benefit of these stalls. He also congratulated District Administration Udhampur for organizing the Digi Dhan mela in the district.
Ajay Nanda also threw light on various schemes such as Lucky Gram Yojana and Digi Dhan Yojana launched by the Government of India for promoting Digital payments.
MLA Udhampur, MLA Chenani also spoke on the occasion. The Executive President, J&K Bank S. S Sehgal also briefed the gathering about the achievements of the bank.
A total of 36 stalls have been set up by various Government Departments, J&K Bank and other banks, fertilizers industries besides other business establishment with an objective to create awareness among the common masses about the digital payments.
Various cultural programmes including Pakh, Geetru, Group Songs, Solo Songs were also organized by District Information Center, Udhampur and educational institutions. In addition to this, various contests were also held to encourage the participation of the common people and to generate awareness about the Digital payments among them.
Later, the Chief Guest felicitated the participants of cultural programmes and the best stalls. The stall set up by District Hospital Udhampur was adjudged as the best stall while the stalls installed by J&K Bank, JIO India got second and third prize respectively.
Among others, PO ICDS Rakesh Badyal,PO-DRDA Jagdish Chander Mehra ACR Subhash Chander Dogra, ACD Om Prakash, CPO Ashok Khajuria, CMO Dr. K.C.Dogra , CEO Bishan Singh, DyDEO Sapna Kotwal, DPO Sandeep Seointra, DFO Territorial Jugal Kishore, DFO SF Rajan Singh, DSWO Rachna Sharma, DIO Esha Chib, ARTO Rajesh Gupta, BDO Pardeep Singh besides other district officers and block level officers were also present on the occasion.