Digital transactions irrelevant in Puducherry: CM V Narayanasamy

Digital transactions irrelevant in Puducherry: CM V Narayanasamy “Modi has not succeeded in his initiative to curb black money,”said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy. Hitting out at the demonetistion scheme of the Centre, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday said digital transactions would be irrelevant when over 70 percent of the Union territory’s population lives in rural areas without basic infrastructure. “Digital transactions and electronic mode of payment would not be relevant when more than 70 percent of the people were living in rural areas without basic infrastructure,” he told reporters in Puducherry. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Read More


Digital banking should be introduced only in phased manner, says V Narayanasamy

Digital banking should be introduced only in phased manner, says V Narayanasamy V Narayanasamy said he would meet Modi during his next visit to Delhi in January 2017 and reiterate his plea that digital banking in the UT should take place only in a phased manner. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday said he has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stressing on the need to provide infrastructure and open banks in unbanked areas to ensure the digital banking scheme can be implemented without hassles and in a phased manner’. Stating that he was not opposed to the Centre’s scheme, Read More


Pondy CM V Narayanasamy urges Centre to supply adequate new currency notes

Pondy CM V Narayanasamy urges Centre to supply adequate new currency notes “There is still difficulty for people to get change even after doing business at retail centres,” said CM V Narayanasamy Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday called on the Centre to ensure adequate supply of new Rs 500 and Rs 100 notes to banks in the Union Territory, to meet the demand. “The Union Finance Ministry should provide sufficient new currency notes to banks in Puducherry to meet the demand,” he told reporters in Puducherry. “Customers are facing hardship as the banks do not have sufficient supply Read More


Puducherry CM Narayanasamy: Government intensifying steps to implement Swachh Bharat

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy: Government intensifying steps to implement Swachh Bharat Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said his government will convert solid waste collected from the region into compost for farm lands using ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said the territorial government has intensified steps to implement “Swachh Bharat Mission” expeditiously and a proposal was being framed to convert the solid waste collected from the region into compost for farm lands. Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Narayanasamy said, the government would provide subsidies to households to construct toilets in case they did not have the facility already and Puducherry would Read More


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