Corona: RBI Governor's Appeal, 'Avoid Cash Transactions, Perform Digital Transactions'

Mar 30 2020 10:52 AM
Corona: RBI Governor's Appeal, 'Avoid Cash Transactions, Perform Digital Transactions'

New Delhi: A 21-day lockdown has been implemented across the country to prevent the growing cases of coronavirus. The only way to avoid this epidemic is social distancing and the government is constantly urging people to follow the lockdown. Meanwhile, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has released a video message.

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The RBI governor has requested for digital transmission to prevent this epidemic. He said that the coronavirus is a major crisis for the country in every way and rescue is the only solution. In the video, Shaktikanta Das said, 'The country is going through a crisis due to Coronavirus, in such a situation people should use digital transactions at home. For this, do transactions through debit card, credit card and mobile app.'

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Shaktikanta Das said that digital transmission should be done and be safe. In a way, he has appealed to the people of the country to reduce the transaction in currency. For this, transactions have been advised through debit card, credit card and mobile app. If people will increase their currency transactions during lockdown then it is not possible without coming in contact with each other and this will keep the risk of spreading coronavirus. In this case, digital transaction is absolutely safe.

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