PM Narendra Modi today launched an Aadhaar based mobile payment application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) – a rebranded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data), at the Digi Dhan Mela event in Talkatora… Continue Reading
Demonetisation of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has pushed toll payment through electronic mode rather than in cash, something the highways ministry failed to do in the past two years. View more at #Hindustan360.
Trafficking has stopped completely. Girls are usually trafficked from Guwahati in Assam and Jharkhand in the north and Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad in the south. Over the last one month, not a single girl has been trafficked. View more at… Continue Reading
RBI has also issued to the public through the banks and their branches a total of 21.8 billion pieces of notes of various denominations. View more at #Hindustan360.
In a different era, another prime minister of Gujarati origin had shocked the nation with a similar and sudden announcement. Finance minister-turned-PM Morarji Desai informed the nation on the night of January 16, 1978, about his decision to demonitise Rs… Continue Reading
In a move to curb the black money menace, PM Narendra Modi declared that from midnight currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination will not be legal tender. In his 40-minute address, first in Hindi and later in… Continue Reading