Making digital payments can land you a prize of Rs 1 crore. Govt announces national lucky draw

In a move to promote digital payments, the government of India has announced slew measures.

NITI Aayog CEO, Amitab Kant announced the #LuckyGrahakYojna.

The following points are the highlights of the scheme.

Digital payments through RuRay cards, UPI, AEPS and USSD between Rs 50-3000 will be eligible for awards. There will be a different prize for consumers and merchants.

Under the Lucky Grahak Yojna, daily 15,000 winners will eligible for a prize worth Rs 1,000 for the next 100 days starting December 25. A weekly award for around 7,000 consumers eligible for a maximum prize of Rs 1 lakh was announced.

NPCI will announce 15,000 winners of 1000 rupees each for next 100 days, starting from Christmas.

Under the Digi-Dhan Vyaapari Yojna, every week, more than 7,000 merchants will be eligible for Rs 50,000 prize.

Mega awards, in both the categories will be declared on the occasion on the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar. Under this Mega Award, consumers can win prize worth Rs 1 rore, Rs 50 lakh and Rs 25 lakh.

While merchants can win prize worth Rs 50 lakh, Rs 25 lakh, and Rs 5 lakh.

“Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapari Yojana is Christmas gifts for the nation”, said Amitab Kant. Read more


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