In the wake of demonetization, to encourage Digital Payments PM Narendra Modi on Sunday launched two award schemes named ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana‘ and ‘Digi Dhan Vapar Yojana‘ during his 27th edition of the monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ address.
Announcing the scheme, Prime Minister Modi said, “Starting today, 15,000 Indians will get Rs. 1,000 cash awards for doing digital payments. Award scheme will be available for transactions above Rs. 50 and below Rs. 3,000.”
“This digital movement is a golden opportunity for the youth and start-ups. They can open new avenues through it. We should be at the forefront of using digital means to make payments and transactions,” PM Modi said.