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Governor iugurates Digi Dhan Mela in Dibrugarh

From our Staff Correspondent

Dibrugarh, Feb 2: Assam Governor  Banwarilal Purohit, while formally iugurating the Digi Dhan Mela here at Chowkidinghi play ground on Thursday, hoped that the steps taken by the State Government towards digital literacy, besides cashless banking process, would help in making a corruption-less and transparent system in the State.

The Governor, on his arrival at the Mela, visited some of the pavilions set up by the various fincial institutions. The Central Government sponsored Digi Dhan Mela,  organized by  State Government in association with the district administration, was graced by the Union Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain,  State Information and Technology Minister Keshab Mahanta,  Dibrugarh MLA Prasanta Phukan, Secretary, Information and Technology Nitin Khare, MD, Amtron, MK Jadav, Director NITI, Sanjay Kumar and Deputy Commissioner Loya Madduri.

Rajen Gohain in his speech referred the cashless banking as a positive approach towards strengthening of tiol economy and hoped that the process would benefit the poor and deprived people of the country. Expressing a similar view, minister Keshav Mahanta said that the State Government had taken several steps to make villagers of Assam aware about the cashless banking system and taken up several schemes and projects in association with the public and private banks and fincial institution.

Emphasizing the need of digital literacy, Mahanta said his department had been initiating several steps to educate the people about  various systems of digital payment.

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