SBI adopts Odisha village for digital payments

Updated:10 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Apr 11 (ANI): The Kalinga Nagar branch of State Bank of India adopted a village in Purba Medinipur district of the state to familiarise the residents with cashless transactions. Following the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote cashless economy, the bank took the initiative at Bhagabanpur to make all residents of the village to transact digitally. In their first attempt, the SBI distributed android phones with a USB based fingerprint capture device to the shopkeepers to usher in digital transactions. SBI official Praveena Kala said the initiative will make people more empowered.

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