A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for going cashless, senior officials of the PMO on Monday organised a workshop to train its staff to help them adopt mobile banking and conduct daily transactions through mobile applications such as UPI and e-wallets
A “unique initiative” was undertaken by senior officers of the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday, an official statement said.
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Officers including Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra, and Additional Principal Secretary P K Mishra, conducted a workshop for staff of the PMO at the Prime Minister’s residential office to train them in the new technology.
Officers demonstrated the process of cashless transactions, and helped their staff download the relevant mobile apps on their phones.
The workshop, which was also attended by officials from State bank of India and MyGov, according to the official statement, witnessed an enthusiastic turnout, and keenness among the participants to move towards smart banking and transaction solutions. Making a strong pitch for shifting to a cashless economy by the use of mobile banking and various applications, Modi had on Sunday appealed for “help” from youth, the “true soldiers”, who constitute of 65 per cent the nation’s population.