Giving this information in a release, Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said petro cards of Indian Oil and Hindustan Petroleum have been issued to state government 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 digital payments. Till date 932 digitisation awareness camps have been organised in 4,648 bank branches in which 21,083 persons participated, he added.
He said that training was also imparted to 803 employees of 30 government departments.
This would enable citizens to pay fees, fines and challans in cashless mode. He said with a view to promote cashless transactions, the state government has transferred one-time appreciation money of Rs 5 to the bank 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.