government to give two free point of sale machines in one lakh villages
To boost the country\'s digital and cashless economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a series of measures on Sunday
The GST Council held a one-day meeting in New Delhi.
At this meeting, the government decided to provide two points of sale (PoS)
In a lakh village with a population of less than 10,000, the machine is free.
The cost will be borne by the government through the inclusive financial fund.
The government will support regional rural banks and cooperative banks through the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Issue Rupay Kisan card to 4 people.
32 crore Kisan Credit card holders.
It is also decided that all rail passengers who purchase online tickets will receive free accident insurance up to Rs 10, and the railway will also offer a 5% discount for the digital payment of paid services, such.
Catering, accommodation, retirement rooms, etc. provided through its affiliates. Sub-
Digital payments for monthly/season tickets for urban rail consumers will receive a discount of up to 0.
From 5% in January 1, 2017.
The government has asked insurance companies in the public sector to provide incentives by way of discounts or credit, and if paid digitally, insurance premiums in general insurance policies sold by life insurance companies through customer portals are up to 10%, eight out of the life insurance company\'s new life insurance policy.
\\ All central government departments and PSUs have ensured that transaction costs related to digital payments are not passed on to consumers, all of which are borne by consumers.
The state government is also advised to consider doing so.
Users who use the RFID card/fast tag to pay online on the toll plaza on the national highway using the RFID card/fast tag will receive a 10% discount, users can enjoy a 10% discount in 2016-17.