Civil Bank has inaugurated Digital Janakpur campaign by promoting electronic payment system. With the tagline ‘Appan Janakpur, Digital Janakpur’, the commercial bank started its cashless system in the capital of Madhesh Province which enables QR-based payment at street stalls, temples, stores, etc.
Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan City’s Kishori Shah chaired the inauguration ceremony for the campagin held recently. He was also the chief guest at the event.
Shah kick started the campaign by handing over QR code to tempo trader Sri Narayan Mandal. The digital payment was started by paying for tempos, temples, street cobblers, public toilets etc. Similarly, conference hall and other services’ payment were also done on the same day to start a remarkable day.
Likewise, a presentation of QR code use was also shown at the program which promotes digital payment, a policy reinforced by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). Besides, a traffic awareness presentation was also part in the ceremony.
Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan Deputy Mayor speaks on Digital Janakpur campaign
The chief guest and deputy mayor of Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan Shah expressed her delight at being able to inaugurate the “Appan Janakpur, Digital Janakpur” campaign. He likewise pointed to the necessity of a cashless society and said the practice will help save huge Nepali currency for the country.
Similarly, Bhola Bahadur Bista, Chief of Business at Civil Bank called for the need of digital ecosystem to achieve “Appan Janakpur, Digital Janakpur” goals. He also said that the way all the street stalls, temples’ donations and other services were paid with QR codes, the similar inititaives will also help succeed in the Digital Janakpur campaign.
Civil Bank has also launched Digital Sudurpashchim campaign promoting digital payment recently. This is the bank’s another attempt to reinforce electronic payment which in future will be instrumental in improving financial inclusion across the coutnry.