The inaugural 'cashless chaupal', an initiave of the Centre aimed at helping minorities connect with cashless economic system post demonetisation, was organised here today with Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi pitching for Muslims to join the campaign against "cancer of corruption".
During the chaupal, held in the district's Dalpatpur tehsil, the Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) informed the attendees about benefits of digital transactions, propagating it as an "effective mission" to establish transparent economic system to fight black money.
Bank officials helped people present at the event in downloading various mobile applications related to digital payment, net and mobile banking and also made presentation on digital payment system, a statement said.
"Digital transaction campaign is aimed at establishing an economic system which is based on less cash and maximum digital payment.
"Na nakad na udhar, karen digital len den aur karobar (neither in cash nor on credit, let's do digital transactions and business)," he raised the slogan while lauding the system, according to the statement.
"The Muslim and other sections should join this campaign and help eradicate the cancer of corruption," Naqvi said, adding the weaker sections of the society will benefit from the government's decision.
Stating that electronic voting system could attain 100 per cent success in world's largest democracy, Naqvi exuded confidence that digital transaction, online and mobile banking too will be successful.