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Customers and merchants using RuPay card, BHIM, UPI, USSD-based and Aadhaar-enabled Payment Service are eligible for daily and weekly lucky draw prizes for digital payment.
Reducing discretionary powers of taxmen, the income tax department has asked its field officers to maintain digital records of summons, notices and special audit ordered by them.
Internet services are expected to be provided to all the 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of next year, Narebdra Modi government told Lok Sabha.
Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said that the Centre would take steps to address the challenges of digital transactions faced by the North Eastern states.
Though trolling is becoming a major concern with even MPs raising the issue in the Parliament last week, a global survey has found that India fares better than many other countries on several indicators of `digital civility'
According to the district administration, all 113 households in the Surakhpur village have at least one Aadhaar seeded bank account linked with mobile phones. It makes this village 100 per cent digital payment enabled village.
Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.
In a bid to strengthen rural connectivity, the government has made an allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the ambitious Bharat Net project, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said.
The allocation for the Bharat Net project is being stepped up to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget 2017 speech.