The governor’s Palace will do all its household expenses and tour expenditure cashless. now. Special training has been provided to its staff members so that cashless transactions go on smoothly.
Principal secretary to governor, Dr Ranbir Singh, secretary to governor, Rupesh Kumar Thakur, Assistant General Manager, State Bank of India (SBI) Prasanna Kumar PN, Branch Manager, SBI, Dona Paula, Ms Malvika Srivastava among others were present at the time the announcement was made.
The state government has announced that it is moving towards making the whole state cashless. The tourism department of the state has moved most of its services online with various options of making cashless payment available.
“Whether hotel reservations, package tours, cruise rides or any other tourism service, the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has introduced systems that have facilitated cashless transactions, both online and offline,” said Nilesh Cabral, GTDC Chairman.
With more than five million tourists anually, cashless business has made the booking process easy for the tourists.