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Himachal Govt. launches digital payment services in luxury buses

ANI  |  Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India] 

Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) here has launched payment services in public transport like luxury buses on Thursday.

The state has tied up with in introducing in luxury buses and ration depots.

Transport Minister of the state Gurmukh Singh Bali in conversation with ANI told, "We have taken a step ahead towards society. There is no restriction on payments. It's an alternative mode of payment to overcome dearth of currency notes caused due to "

HRTC and entered into a contract whereby the would provide swipe machines to all luxury buses.

has already installed swipe machines at 119 ration depots under Civil Supply department. Further 180 depots are yet to be covered for installation of the same.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 18:28 IST