Goa’s Police, Tourism Sectors Introduce Initiatives To Go Cashless
Goa’s Police, Tourism Sectors  Introduce Initiatives To Go CashlessCredit card register. Photo credit: PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

Following Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s announcement of making Goa the first cashless state, Goa Tourism and Goa Police introduced several initiatives to make their functioning cashless.

The previous week, Parrikar chaired a meeting of bureaucrats and bankers in the state, to work out ways to raise cashless transactions in Goa by 30 December.

Goa Police said systems were being put in place to pay traffic fines by debit or credit cards. The other police department fees would also be enabled on the online platform by January 2017. Goa Tourism said payments for hotel reservation and other tourism-related services would soon be totally done via plastic money or e-wallets.

With inputs from IANS

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