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Raghurajpur Becomes Bank Of India’s Digital Village

Puri: Odisha NewsTimesv Bureau On Jan 25, 2017
Heritage crafts village Raghurajpur in Puri district was adopted by the Bank of India as a ‘digital village’, said the nationalised bank’s general manager SK Agarwal said today.
Initially 20 point of sale (PoS) machines are installed by the Bank of India in Raghurajpur while 200 savings bank accounts have been opened by the bank in the village.
Agarwal, who was present at a function organised by the Bank of India in Raghurajpur, commented, “The move is in line with the digitisation plans of the Government of India and Odisha government. As we are moving towards a less-cash society, the bank will help villagers avail digital services.”

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