The Haryana government on Wednesday issued petro cards to drivers working with the state government for cashless payments of fuel. Two oil companies, namely Indian Oil and Bharat Petroleum have been shortlisted for this purpose.
Stating this here, an official spokesman said that efforts are being made to promote cashless transaction in the state. As per the directions, banks have organised camps in their branches at many locations to educate the citizens about digital payments, he said.
Till date, 932 such camps have been organised in 4648 bank branches where 21083 persons participated. Apart from this, training was also imparted to 803 employees of 30 government departments, he said.
He said that similarly, five teams having two members each were formed to impart training to employees of state government departments or organisations to use various cashless modes for educating general public for the same.
Training schedules were prepared and training has already been imparted to employees of 45 departments. The spokesman said that as the State Bank of India agreed to install 3000 Point of Sale (POS) machines at various state government offices across the state without any charges.