Ranchi, Feb 9: Union Minister of State for Agriculture Sudarshan Bhagat today lauded the efforts of the Jharkhand government in promoting cashless transaction and said the state is a leading one in the country in the campaign.
Of the five deputy commissioners of the country felicitated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for promoting cashless transaction, two were from Jharkhand, said Bhagat.
They were deputy commissioners of Jamshedpur and Bokaro, he said while addressing the 3rd Digidhan Mela of the state here.
This shows that Jharkhand is far ahead in execution of the Prime Minister’s Digital India mission, he said adding cashless transaction would help in checking black money and tax evasion in the country.
“Your cashless transaction would give major boost to development agenda of the Prime Minister,” he said.