Sunday 4th of December 2016 01:18:31 AM  Agra

Demonetisation drive short-term pain but long term gains for everyone - Goyal

New Delhi- Demonetisation will be short-term pain but the people of India have shown tremendous support for a step that ensures long term gains for everyone said Union Minister for Powe Piyush Goyal.Union Minister.He addressed a gathering comprising of the trader fraternity at the Less-Cash India Summit. He encouraged them to partner with the Government to embrace the demonetisation drive as a positive step aimed to root out corruption and unaccounted wealth from the economy. The Minister emphasized that there will be short-term pain but the people of India have shown tremendous support for a step that ensures long term gains for everyone.

Railway Passengers in India can complaint on Facebook page

New Delhi-Government have created Facebook page "Ministry of Railways-India"and twitter handles of general managers and divisional managers of Indian railways for social media engagement with public including rail passengers which are available on Indian railways website.Efforts are made to promptly attend the complaints requiring immediate attention on running trains or at stations, especially the ones relating to security or medical assistance, received through any channel, helpline number, SMS, web, mobile App, social media etc.

PM salutes Divyangs on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, has saluted the determination of our Divyangs and has conveyed his best wishes to them. "On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, I salute determination of our Divyang sisters and brothers and convey my best wishes to them. Let us continue our ongoing efforts with renewed vigour and create a nation where both accessibility and equality prevail", the Prime Minister said.

Modi asked Indian people to adopt digital transactions

Prime Minister Narendre Modi took to social media site Linkedin to reach out to people urging them to adopt digital transactions.He urged people across the country to adopt digital transactions for a cleaner and more robust economy.Mr Modi reached out to the small traders to replace cash transactions with electronic ones. He also reached out to the youth to act as change-makers by encouraging the use of digital transactions.His message was simple a digital economy will set the strong foundations of an India where there is no place for corruption and black money.

Suspension of 27 bank officials in violatiing RBI's instructions

27bank officials has been suspended involved in carrying out irregular transactions and violating RBI's instructions. Ministry of Finance said, six officials have also been transferred to non-sensitive posts.It said, Banks have done commendable work by putting in long hours of untiring effort in managing banking transactions. However, there were some cases of irregularities committed by officials involved in carrying out transactions.Finance ministry said, all efforts are on to facilitate genuine transactions, illegalities will not be tolerated

In 21st century there is no place for corruption in India

New Delhi- Big volumes of cash are a big source of black money and corruption in India said Narendra Modi. Mr Modi wrote in a platform social media that corruption slows down growth and takes a toll on the dreams of the poor, neo-middle class and middle class. Mr said in the 21st century India, there is no place for corruption and appealed to the people to lead the change towards cashless transactions to lay the strong foundations of an India where there is no place for such malaise. He said today we live in an era of mobile banking and mobile wallets.

Long queues to withdraw the salaries at bank counters and ATMs

New Delhi-The employees of Gov Depts and private companies are queued up at bank counters and ATMs to withdraw cash on pay day officials said they had made adequate arrangements for the pay day rush.All the Banks throughout the country had made special arrangements for cash withdrawals to ensure proper facilitation of salaried customers. Some set up extra counters while others ensured presence of extra staff.




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