Mangaluru, Dec 07, 2016: In a programme organised by Kudla Souharda Sahakari near Nasik Bangera Bhavan in Police Lane, Senior Citizen’s Association President Ramesh Rao flagged off the service. Paytm mobile wallet service was initiated in seven autorickshaws in the city on Tuesday to enable paperless cash transactions for passengers.
During an interaction programme, BJP Mangaluru South constituency president Vedavyas Kamath said that the mobile cash transactions will be beneficial to people at large as it is easy and convenient.
Kudla Sauharda Sahakari president Prakash V N said that the move is a significant step towards a digital India and helps better transactions along with solving the change problem. He further said that they are looking forward to enable GPS in autorickshaws and the association has sought permission from the authority concerned. Also, there are plans to open a call centre and provide call-based service to customers.
District Physically Challenged Association President Dinesh Shetty, Social activist Ashok Konchadi, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind PRO Shabir and District Autorickshaw Drivers’ Association president Alphonse D’Souza were present.