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With More Than Rs 1.76 Billion Till September, UP Emerges At Top In Digital Transactions
Lucknow, December 19 (TNA) In a rare first, Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the number one state in the entire country in digital transactions. This year, about 126 percent more digital transactions took place than last year, an official said on Saturday.
Till September, Rs 1.76 billion worth of transactions have been done, which is Rs 98.53 crore, more than the total transactions done in the same period last year.
People in the state have made the highest payment of Rs 60.31 crore from UPI. After this, payment of Rs 47.79 crore has been made by people with a debit card. Similarly, a transaction of Rs 20.43 crore has been done from the net and Rs 16.36 crore has been transacted through other means.
Apart from this, payment of Rs 11.47 crore has been made from NEFT. Payment of RS 6.90 crore have been made through credit card, Rs 6.61 crore from IMPS, Rs 6.59 crore from Aadhaar.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had instructed banks to promote digital transactions in the era of the Coronavirus pandemic. He had also appealed to the people that the era is of technology, people should know and use technology for speed and transparency in work.