Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has taken several decisions to promote cashless transactions in the entire country. It was decided in the meeting of higher officers of DARE/ ICAR in Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare that awards will be given to the Institutes/ KVKs/ Universities for cashless transactions under specific time limits.
Ministry has decided that award of Rs. 5 lakh meant for ICAR and a sum of Rs. 1 lakh to KVK will be given for achieving 100% cashless in a week. Similarly, ICAR will be bestowed upon Rs. 3 lakh and KVK Rs. 50,000 in the form of incentives on achieving 100% cashless within two weeks and similarly for cashless within a span of 3 weeks, ICAR will be awarded Rs. 2 lakh and KVK Rs. 25,000 as prize.