Government of India is making efforts of promoting a cashless economy and provide the facility of seamless digital payments to all the citizens of India in a convenient manner. Finance Minister has announced a target of 2500 crore digital transaction for FY 2017-18. For this purpose, “DIGIDHAN Mission” has been set up under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity). The main objective of this mission is to achieve the target of 2500 crore digital payment transactions in financial year 2017-18 and to enable digital payment infrastructure throughout the country. As a part of special campaign undertaken in 100 smart cities during the period of 1st July 2018 to 31st October 2018, concerned states and central government agencies, collecting payment from citizens in the smart cities, shall be able to report on the actual collections and share of digital payments in such collection on a regular basis on a common reporting platform.
MeitY has developed “Digidhan Dashboard”, a platform for accurate reporting, monitoring and analysis of all digital payments transactions occurring in the country and enablement of infrastructure through deployment of Physical/Mobile/BHIM Aadhaar PoS devices. It will help in tracking the growth of digital payment transactions in the country and will provide inputs for effective planning of digital payment promotional activities. Through this activity, departments shall be able to foresee the large portion of transactions in the smart cities. To promote this mission and spread awareness amongst citizens of Bhopal, BMC offering 8% discount on Property Tax. We request you share your views and feedback on this great initiative and suggest ways to promote this campaign and create awareness among the citizens of Bhopal city and also ensure that Bhopal city can emerge as a leader in the challenge.