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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : December 27, 2016, 11:59
Duration : 25:46

Arun Jaitley press conference on digital payments

A month after Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes were demonetised Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a slew of measures to promote the use of digital payments. which it described in detail in a statement released today.,Petrol, diesel purchases,At a press conference held here, Arun Jaitley announced a 0.75 per cent discount on purchases of petrol and diesel (at Central Government Petroleum PSUs) using credit or debit cards, e-wallets and mobile wallets.,Jaitley explained that the government is targeting at least 70 per cent of daily sales to be through cards or e-wallets or mobile wallets, to reduce cash exchange at petrol pumps by nearly Rs 2 lakh crore annually.

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