Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch e-RUPI, an individual and purpose-specific digital cost answer, on August 2 through video conferencing.
Underlining that Modi has at all times championed digital initiatives, the Prime Minister’s Workplace mentioned over time, a number of programmes have been launched to make sure that the advantages attain its meant beneficiaries in a focused and leak-proof method, with restricted touchpoints between the federal government and the beneficiary.
The federal government is aiming to take ahead the idea of the digital voucher with a imaginative and prescient of fine governance.
In addition to being a cashless and contactless instrument for digital cost, it’s a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher, which is delivered to the cellular of the beneficiaries, the assertion mentioned.
The customers of this seamless one-time cost mechanism will be capable to redeem the voucher with no card, digital funds app or web banking entry, on the service supplier, it mentioned.
It has been developed by the Nationwide Funds Company of India on its UPI platform, in collaboration with the Division of Monetary Companies, Ministry of Well being & Household Welfare and Nationwide Well being Authority.
The assertion mentioned e-RUPI connects the sponsors of the providers with the beneficiaries and repair suppliers in a digital method with none bodily interface.
It additionally ensures that the cost to the service supplier is made solely after the transaction is accomplished.
Being pre-paid in nature, it assures well timed cost to the service supplier with out involvement of any middleman, the assertion mentioned.
The PMO mentioned it’s anticipated to be a revolutionary initiative within the path of making certain a leak-proof supply of welfare providers.
It may also be used for delivering providers beneath schemes meant for offering medicine and dietary assist beneath Mom and Baby welfare schemes, TB eradication programmes, medicine and diagnostics beneath schemes like Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, fertiliser subsidies and so on.
Even the non-public sector can leverage these digital vouchers as a part of their worker welfare and company social duty programmes, the assertion mentioned.