[New Delhi] 29 Banks Witnesses 9,500 Visitors In Two Dayer Digi Dhan Mela And Provided Eighteen Mobile Wallet
Around 9,500 persons attended a two-day awareness camp to create awareness about digital payments and help people open bank accounts and enroll for Aadhaar,
As per Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology ,.Digital transactions worth Rs 60,000 were conducted at the event that concluded today,
and witnessed footfall of over 9500 visitors in two days
The camp commenced on December 17 culminated today at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium, Delhi.
The objective of the initiative was to enable citizens and merchants to undertake real-time digital transactions through the DigiDhan Bazaar and encourage them to use digital platforms for day-to-day transactions,
“As many as 72 participants from 29 banks including State Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Andhra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National Bank, ICICI Bank were present,”
Eighteen mobile wallet operators like MobiKwik, Oxygen, TranServ; telecom companies like Airtel, Idea, Reliance Jio participated in the event.
Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) vendors, merchants (through marketing associations), co-operatives like Kendriya Bhandar and organised retail fruits and vegetable chains like Safal, Mother Dairy took part in the DigiDhan Mela.
“Cashless transactions took place worth Rs 60,000 at the DigiBazar,”
The UIDAI counter at the Mela created about 500 new Aadhaar accounts and registered over 2,000 new applications and NPCI (National Payment Corporation of India) has made almost 6000 people aware about USSD (, AEPS and RuPay card in a span of two days, it added.
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[Muzaffarnagar,UP]Consumer Court Hammers Punjab National Bank [PNB] To Pay Rs15000 To Its Customer As Fine
Bank Is Fined for incorrectly debiting Rs 15,000 from the account of a customer.
S K Yadav, Chairman Consumer Court of Shamli yesterday passed an order asking PNB, Shamli to give Rs 22,000 to the complainant within a month’s time.
According to complainant Sube Singh, he had on January 5, 2013 tried to withdraw Rs 15,000 from a PNB branch ATM but the machine didn’t dispense the amount.
However, Rs 15,000 was debited from his account.
The forum in its order termed it as a negligence on the part of the bank and asked it to pay the customer the fine amount within a month.