2 villages in south Kashmir go cashless to beat cash crunch

SRINAGAR: In a step towards successful implementation of cash­less monetary system in the State, two villages in south Kashmir are leading with an example by going cashless to beat cash crunch.

An official spokesperson here today said that Bonigam in south Kashmir has become first village of Kulgam to go cashless with ac­tive efforts of CSC –e-governance State team, who trained 705 per­sons of the village to use Digital Payments and Transaction systems. 

He said the village which lies on Srinagar-Jammu national high­way with 350 households took lead in the district to successfully im­plement cashless monetary system and e-governance programme.

“State Project Manager CSC-e-governance, VLEs and other concerned were present on the occasion,” he said.

Meanwhile, Manzigam has become first village of south Kash­mir district of Anantnag to go cashless. 

He said the CSC e-governance State team trained the residents about the use of various Digital Payment Systems, enabling them to avail benefits of cashless economy.

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