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'Digital revolution playing key role in development process'

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Union minister today said revolution in the country is playing a key role in making the development process accessible, inclusive and transparent.

"This revolution has helped in providing benefits of welfare services to the last person in the society without any hurdle," Naqvi, who is Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs said.

The minister was speaking at a conference of representatives of various cooperative and scheduled banks in

"is one of those few nations of the world where people have linked with the system in such a less span of time," said Naqvi.

"The Centre's campaign has connected the common man with the offices. Services are reaching the needy through digital medium. We have set a target to connect 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats with national optical fibre network," said the minister.

"The campaign is converting the country into a less economy. Digital payment, online and mobile banking system is becoming successful in the country. Less economy concept based on digital transaction system, will make daily life of the common man easier," he said.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 21:02 IST