International Court rules on emergency measures in Myanmar to protect Rohingya minority | Imran Khan looks 'demoralised', onus on Pak for conducive talks: India | Kashmir: Three former-CMs, over 20 other leaders remain under detention | No revenge of World Cup: Virat Kohli ahead of New Zealand T20 series | He can go wherever he wants: Nitish Kumar acts tough against Pavan Verma |
PM Modi launches BHIM app

PM Modi launches BHIM app

India Blooms News Service | 31 Dec 2016, 02:00 am
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Promising easier digital payments and transactions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the BHIM app here.

The new e-wallet app has been named after the maker of the Indian constitution Dr BR Ambedkar.

Modi said the launch of the app will be significant and it will be easier to use.

"Launch of the BHIM App is significant," Modi said.

He said,"The BHIM App is very simple to use."

"Furthering digital connectivity would do wonders for our nation," he said.

Modi said technology can empower poor people of India.

Attacking the oppositon, Modi said: "Look at the newspapers 3 years ago, the news was about what is lost (in scams), today it is about what has come back or what is the gain."

He said people with positive mindset can find several opportunities in India.

The move by Modi is considered to be one more push towards establishing a digital economy.

On Nov 8, Modi had banned old Rs. 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.

Friday marked the 50th day since the announcement was made.

The government had set Dec 30 as the deadline to submit all old currency notes.

 

PM Modi launches BHIM app

India Blooms News Service
Comments ()

Post your comment:

Loading...
Web Analytics