Discounts on petrol, railways, LIC: Govt rolls out sops for cashless India - Business Standard

Villagers line up in front of an SBI branch to withdraw cash in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. ALSO READ. Panel of CMs to push cashless economy With SBI's help, MP to become first state to roll out Digital India drive Cashless/digital: How Modi changed (and ...and more »

Centre unveils discounts to fuel switch to digital mode - The Hindu

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a raft of incentives to accelerate the switch from cash that include discounts for payments made digitally for fuel at petrol pumps, suburban railway services, insurance premiums, and for use of RFID ...and more »

Go in for cashless transactions and get discounts, says govt. - The Hindu

Almost a month into demonetisation of old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes, the Finance Ministry has come out with a slew of incentives to push cashless transactions. At a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said dealing ...and more »

One month post-demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces slew of measures to promote digital payments - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A month after Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes were demonetised+ , Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a slew of measures to promote the use of digital payments+ . The Finance Ministry announced a total of eleven ...and more »

11 ways in which PM Modi plans to promote a digital, cashless economy - YourStory.com

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's master plan to handle the after-effects of the demonetisation is much like an onion — many-layered and occasionally tear-inducing. From choking the parallel economy to pushing cashless transactions, the move has created ...and more »

'Benefits of demonetisation to accrue in long term' - The Hindu

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the benefits of demonetisation would be felt in the long term and a short-term pain was expected. “Demonetisation should be seen according to the effect on the economy,” Mr. Jaitley said while addressing the Petrotech ...and more »

India promotes digital transactions to encourage cashless economy - Reuters

A roadside currency exchange vendor sorts Indian currency notes at his stall in Agartala, India, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey. NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced incentives ranging from 0.75 percent to 10 percent ...and more »

Petrol, Diesel Cheaper If You Pay By Card, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: Highlights - NDTV

It's been a month since the government banned old 500 and 1000-rupee notes as part of its fight against unaccounted or black money. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced 11 measures that the government has taken to expedite the digital ...and more »

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Says Petrol, Diesel Cheaper If You Pay By Card: 10 Points - NDTV

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a series of incentives on digital transactions, exactly a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi banned 500 and 1,000-rupee notes to unearth black or undeclared money. To encourage ...and more »

Govt announces discounts on petrol, rail tickets in digital payments push - Livemint

Finance minister Arun Jaitley. The government believes the digital payments push will hasten India's shift towards a cashless economy. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint. New Delhi: In a move that will hasten India's shift towards a cashless economy, the ...and more »