Payments over Rs 5,000 in Haryana via cashless transactions

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today said it has issued instructions to all departments to encourage receipts of payments of more than Rs 5,000 only through cashless methods.

Giving this information in a release, Minister Capt Abhimanyu said petro cards of Indian and Hindustan Petroleum have been issued to state drivers for cashless payments for fuel.

Apart from this, banks have organised camps in their branches at many locations in the state to educate the citizens about payments. Till date 932 digitisation awareness camps have been organised in 4,648 branches in which 21,083 persons participated, he added.

He said that training was also imparted to 803 employees of 30 departments.

The Minister said that of has agreed to install 3,000 Point of Sale (PoS) machines at various state offices in the state without any charges.

This would enable citizens to pay fees, fines and challans in cashless mode. He said with a view to promote cashless transactions, the state has transferred one-time appreciation money of Rs 5 to the account of the citizens, using UPI, USSD and e-wallet.

He said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had also announced an award scheme to promote cashless transactions in the state.