'For cashless society first consider needs of farmers, labour'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has stressed the need for "reverse working" for a cashless society, like giving priority to the needs of farmers, labourers from unorganised sector.

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Mumbai, Dec 1: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has stressed the need for "reverse working" for a cashless society, like giving priority to the needs of farmers, labourers from unorganised sector and small vendors.

"Stressed on reverse working for cashless society like considering the needs of farmers, labours from unorganised sector & small vendors first," Fadnavis said in a tweet after participating in a discussion in the central government committee to promote cashless society via video conferencing.

Devendra Fadnavis

"Had a good discussion in the video conference meeting of Committee appointed by the GoI on promotion of cashless society," he said.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is the convenor of this central committee with many Chief Ministers and NITI Aayog Vice President Arvind Panagariya and CEO Amitabh Kant as invitees.

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He said he briefed the committee on the remedies and steps taken by Maharashtra government to bring ease to common man in demonetisation process.

"We need to give some more options, instruments and hands on training to move towards cashless/less cash society as appealed by (Priem Minister) Narendra Modi ji," Fadnavis said.

PTI 

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