New Delhi: In a move to promote cashless transaction or e-payment, the government on Thursday announced discount on an array of services including discount on petrol and diesel.
Digital mode used for buying petrol and diesel will get a 0.75 percent discount, Jaitley said while addressing the press.
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The date for rolling out the scheme will be notified shortly, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed.
Addressing the press as the demonetisation move by the government completed a month, Jaitley also informed that on a daily basis, about 4.5 crore consumers buy petrol and diesel worth Rs 1,800 crore.
Due to this, digital payments have doubled to 40 percent, Jaitley added.