Lucky Grahak Yojana Launched

IAS Prelims 2023

The government has announced Lucky Grahak Yojana to encourage consumers and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to encourage merchants for transition to digital payments.

National Payment Council of India will announce 15,000 winners of 1000 rupees each for next 100 days, starting from this Christmas.

7000 weekly awards and maximum award of 50 thousand rupees each for merchants, under Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana.

Mega awards under the two schemes which will be announced on the birthday of Dr B R Ambedkar on 14th April.

The estimated expenditure of the schemes to incentivize Digital Payments is 340 crore rupees.

It has been designed keeping in mind all sections of the society and their usage patterns.