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Minor child can teach an app for cashless transaction:Parrikar

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Claiming that the technology developed to eradicate the transactions was easy to learn, Defence Minister today said a minor child can teach a related mobile application to the elder generation.

"The young generation is technology savvy. They know how to use the mobile application. Centre has launched UPI application which can be used to transfer the money in case of the smallest of the purchases. An eight to ten-year old child can teach you how to use the application," Parrikar said addressing BJP's Vijay Sankalp rally at Sanvordem town, 70 kms from here.

He sought help from the people towards making a cashless society by December 30.

"We aim to make a cashless society. I know that it is not possible to have hundred per cent cashless society but we can very well make less-society," Parrikar said.

"As per Prime Minister's instruction has taken lead in it. Yesterday we had a meeting with the bankofficials. We have decided to train everyone including a common man about the cashless concept so that by December 30, people will be taught how to use the technology," he said.

Parrikar said the bank officials will be conducting special training for the traders and businessman on the concept of cashless transactions.

"There will be advertisements released and people will be educated about this concept," he said, adding will be a model state in the cashless society concept.

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 22:22 IST