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Maharashtra gets its first 'cashless village'

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Amid the Centre's push for transaction, Dhasai village in district has become the first "cashless village" in Maharashtra, state Minister said today.

From today, all payments in the village are being done through plastic money. Traders, vegetable and fruit vendors and others providing goods and services in Dhasai are using swipe machines for cashless transactions.



"Prime Minister Modi has taken a revolutionary step to check corruption and terror funding by banning old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. He has shown us a dream and has taken steps in that direction.

"In this journey, Dhasai has emerged as the first cashless village in the state. Maharashtra, too, will soon become a cashless state," he said.

Dhasai, in Murbad taluka, around 70 km from Mumbai, has a population of around 10,000. Around 60 nearby small villages depend on Dhasai for trade and their daily needs.

The initiative to make this village cashless was taken by of Baroda in collaboration with NGO Veer Savarkar Pratishthan. The NGO trained the villagers in using methods of transactions, the minister said.

Mungantiwar, who attended a programme in Dhasai with General Manager of of Baroda Navtej Singh, Randheer Savarkar of Veer Savarkar Pratishthan, MLA Kisan Kathore and others used his debit card to purchase rice, marking beginning of cashless transactions in the village.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Maharashtra gets its first 'cashless village'

Amid the Centre's push for digital transaction, Dhasai village in Thane district has become the first "cashless village" in Maharashtra, state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said today. From today, all payments in the village are being done through plastic money. Traders, vegetable and fruit vendors and others providing goods and services in Dhasai are using swipe machines for cashless transactions. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a revolutionary step to check corruption and terror funding by banning old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. He has shown us a dream and has taken steps in that direction. "In this journey, Dhasai has emerged as the first cashless village in the state. Maharashtra, too, will soon become a cashless state," he said. Dhasai, in Murbad taluka, around 70 km from Mumbai, has a population of around 10,000. Around 60 nearby small villages depend on Dhasai for trade and their daily needs. The initiative to make this village cashless was taken by Bank of ... Amid the Centre's push for transaction, Dhasai village in district has become the first "cashless village" in Maharashtra, state Minister said today.

From today, all payments in the village are being done through plastic money. Traders, vegetable and fruit vendors and others providing goods and services in Dhasai are using swipe machines for cashless transactions.

"Prime Minister Modi has taken a revolutionary step to check corruption and terror funding by banning old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. He has shown us a dream and has taken steps in that direction.

"In this journey, Dhasai has emerged as the first cashless village in the state. Maharashtra, too, will soon become a cashless state," he said.

Dhasai, in Murbad taluka, around 70 km from Mumbai, has a population of around 10,000. Around 60 nearby small villages depend on Dhasai for trade and their daily needs.

The initiative to make this village cashless was taken by of Baroda in collaboration with NGO Veer Savarkar Pratishthan. The NGO trained the villagers in using methods of transactions, the minister said.

Mungantiwar, who attended a programme in Dhasai with General Manager of of Baroda Navtej Singh, Randheer Savarkar of Veer Savarkar Pratishthan, MLA Kisan Kathore and others used his debit card to purchase rice, marking beginning of cashless transactions in the village.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Maharashtra gets its first 'cashless village'

Amid the Centre's push for transaction, Dhasai village in district has become the first "cashless village" in Maharashtra, state Minister said today.

From today, all payments in the village are being done through plastic money. Traders, vegetable and fruit vendors and others providing goods and services in Dhasai are using swipe machines for cashless transactions.

"Prime Minister Modi has taken a revolutionary step to check corruption and terror funding by banning old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. He has shown us a dream and has taken steps in that direction.

"In this journey, Dhasai has emerged as the first cashless village in the state. Maharashtra, too, will soon become a cashless state," he said.

Dhasai, in Murbad taluka, around 70 km from Mumbai, has a population of around 10,000. Around 60 nearby small villages depend on Dhasai for trade and their daily needs.

The initiative to make this village cashless was taken by of Baroda in collaboration with NGO Veer Savarkar Pratishthan. The NGO trained the villagers in using methods of transactions, the minister said.

Mungantiwar, who attended a programme in Dhasai with General Manager of of Baroda Navtej Singh, Randheer Savarkar of Veer Savarkar Pratishthan, MLA Kisan Kathore and others used his debit card to purchase rice, marking beginning of cashless transactions in the village.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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