The Government will launch two new schemes to promote the usage of BHIM, Referral Bonus Scheme for individuals and a Cashback Scheme for merchants.
Internet is one of the finest creations of human mind which can’t be allowed to be abused by a few, said Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
“Would like to make it clear that PM or Amit Shah ji have no connection whatsoever with businessman Mahesh Shah,” said Prasad.
Lashing out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandh Prasad said “he must answer about the corruption that took place during the UPA rule.
“It is not about ‘cashless’ rather the government stresses ‘less’ on cash. Our emphasis is to promote digital mode of payments,” Prasad said at a function here.
The government also working capacity building and citizen awareness programs, said Ravi Shankar Prasad
CJI Thakur says apex court duty to ensure executive stays within ambit; Minister Prasad disagrees on vacancies
Recalling the Emergency in India during Indira Gandhi’s tenure, Prasad said, “Let’s not forget during emergency while high courts showed courage, the Supreme Court failed us, a monumental failure.”
“We respectfully disagree with him (CJI). This year we have made 120 appointments. The second highest of 121 is of
Ravi Shankar Prasad said there should be a debate on the issue and the government is willing to listen to the Opposition’s viewpoint and also respond.
“India missed the industrial revolution, missed entrepreneur revolution between 60s and 90s. We don’t want to miss the digital revolution. We want to become digital leaders,” Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government was also encouraging electronic manufacturing in a very big way.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s reaction came in the wake of the recent visit of JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar to Kerala, where he criticised PM Modi.
The bill aims to improve ease of doing business, facilitate investment leading to higher economic growth and development, an official statement said.
BJP President Amit Shah also referred to the alleged migration of 100 families of a community from the western UP town of Kairana, and said that it is a matter of deep concern.