Here are some of the announcements made today:

  1. People buying monthly seasonal tickets in the suburban railway networks through digital payment mode to get 0.75 per cent discount.
  2. This is effective from January 1, 2017, starting from the Mumbai suburban railways.
  3. Also, 5 per cent discount on digital payment mode for railway facilities like catering, retiring rooms.
  4. Petrol and diesel cheaper for those who pay by digital mode, to get 0.75 per cent discount.
  5. NABARD to give Rupay card to people who have Kisan Credit Card.
  6. 2 PoS (point of sale) machines to be provided to villages with 10,000 population, 1 lakh villages to be selected.
  7. 10 per cent discount on RFID and FASTag procured through digital payments at toll plazas across all national highways.
  8. Buying general, life insurance policies from PSU insurers’ websites and premium to get 10 per cent and 8 per cent discount respectively.