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Jain body starts digital payment training scheme for women

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In a first initiative of its kind post-demonetisation, an organisation of the Jain community has launched a programme to train 250 women from various states in digital transactions.

The Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO)-- a worldwide body of Jain businessmen, knowledge workers and professionals -- announced here on Tuesday the launch of its 'Jito Women Digital Warriors' programme "to train 250 women representing different states from all over India about digital payments and to make awareness about cashless transactions".

"These 250 women digital ambassadors will train 5,000, which will further train lakhs of other women about cashless transactions. The target of the campaign is to educate lakhs of women for digital transactions in the next month."

The campaign was inaugurated here by NITI Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant who said: "Women Digital Warriors campaign is a krantikari (revolutionary) programme by Sharmila Oswal... a digital payment kranti."

JITO women's wing Chairperson Sharmila Oswal, who will lead the campaign, said: "JITO, through our chapters across country, will create digital women warriors to promote digital economy through every home, market, community and the country."



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First Published: Tue, February 28 2017. 15:58 IST