Education minister Vinod Tawde Wednesday organised an online banking workshop for his staff, saying that he would felicitate those who make the maximum online transactions.
On Wednesday, 70 staff members working in Tawde’s office were trained to use online and mobile banking services by State Bank of India officials at Mantralaya. They were trained on how to conduct daily transactions through mobile applications of banks and how to use e-wallets. The officers demonstrated the process of cashless transactions and also helped the staff download the relevant mobile apps on their phones.
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“We will ensure that Prime Minister Modi’s guidelines to prefer cashless transactions (are followed). We have asked the staff members to now use online banking and mobile banking for daily transactions. We have urged them to pay their mobile, telephone and electricity bills through online banking along with paying for their groceries. We have even decided to felicitated those making the maximum online and cashless transactions. A certificate of appreciation will be given for the same,” said Tawde.
Following the workshop, Tawde now plans to conduct similar workshops for staff working in other departments under him, including minority, school education and sports, higher and technical education, cultural affairs and Marathi language department.