Prime News, National, Digital Technology, New Delhi, August 2:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched e-RUPI, a person and purpose-specific digital payment solution, on Monday (August 2).
e-RUPI is an example of how India is moving forward and connecting people in the 21st century with the help of advanced technology, PM Modi said during speaking at the virtual launch event.
“e-RUPI is an example of how India is moving forward and connecting people in the 21st century with the help of advanced technology. I’m glad that it has started in the year when India is celebrating its 75th year of Independence,” he said.
“e-Rupi voucher will play a role in boosting digital transactions and DBT in the country. This will help everyone in targetted, transparent and leakage-free delivery,” PM Modi added.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment. It said that e-RUPI is a concept of electronic vouchers that take forward the Prime Minister’s vision of good governance.
Underlining that PM Modi has always championed digital initiatives, the PMO said that several programmes have been launched over the years to ensure that the benefits reach its intended beneficiaries in a targeted and leak-proof manner, with limited touchpoints between the government and the beneficiary. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)