New Delhi, Nov 27: It is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream to see the nation doing cashless transactions and riding on the road to cashless economy the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar while addressing the media said,” as per PM Modi’s call for cashless economy I think Goa is a place where cashless economy can be implemented effectively.”( Goa set to go cashless from December 31; dial *99# to buy vegetables) Also Read - ISRO’s PSLV-C51 Rocket Set to Blast Off on Sunday Carrying Bhagavad Gita, PM Modi’s Photo | Countdown Begins
Parrikar further added that by the end of December we plan to boost Goan economy’s cashless component five to ten times, this can serve as a typical model to other states. The Defence Minister told ANI, “cashless matlab crime kamm,black money ki opportunity kamm.” This means if we go cashless it will lessen the number of crimes and also cut out black money and economy will flow smoothly. Also Read - India Toy Fair 2021: 'Use Less Plastic to Make Toys,' PM Modi Tells Industries
“It is the time when people are in mood to change, we are just providing them services to facilitate it,” Parrikar added. Also Read - Breaking News Updates: Price of Coronavirus Vaccine in Private Hospitals Capped at Rs 250 Per Dose
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in this regard said that we had decided that Goa will be the first state to go cashless. Adding to the cashless dream he further stated that the mobile can now become the new bank and had also held a meeting with government officials and bankers of Goa for making the ‘cashless’ dream a real.
Also, Goa is going cashless from December 31 and people will be able to make transaction with just a touch on mobile.