Over 8 lakh people have been awarded a total of Rs 133 crore in the last 50 days under the Niti Aayog’s scheme to promote digital payments.
‘It’s 50 days of our #DigiDhanMelas and over 8 lakh people have won Rs 133 crore already! 50 more days to go.’, Niti Aayog said in a tweet.
The government on December 25 had launched two schemes – Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana to give the boost to the digital transaction.
The schemes would remain open till April 14. There are various types of the prize under Lucky Grahak Yojana. There are daily prizes, weekly prizes, and Mega prize. The Mega draw would happen on 14th April, on the day of Ambedkar Jayanti.
The DigiDhan Vyapar Yojana is for the merchants. In this scheme, merchants would get reward for accepting digital payments. Every week 7000 merchants get the cash reward.