All Himachal State Universities to go cashless: HP Governor


After implementing the cashless system in the Raj Bhawan, Governor Acharya Devvrat has taken initiative to extend the system in the State Universities as well. A special meeting has been called under the Chairmanship of the Governor on 7 December, 2016 in the Raj Bhawan regarding implementation of this system in all the Universities of the State in Government and private sector. The Vice Chancellors of these Universities, heads of the leading banks and senior officers of the Reserve Bank of India would attend the meeting.


In order to impart training to the students for making use of cashless system, another meeting has been fixed for 17 December in which Vice Chancellors and topper students of these universities would participate. The representatives of leading banks like State Bank of India, UCO Bank, Punjab National Bank and Cooperative Bank etc. would help the students to adopt the cashless system.


Acharya Devvrat said that the cashless system would bring transparency besides checking the corruption in the society. He said that this system was prevalent in Gurukul, Kurukshetra for the last eight years. He said that youth of the Country could play a vital role in successful implementation of this system and keeping this in view the university’s students would be imparted training regarding how to make use of this system. These students would further train other students of their respective universities and also in the rural areas during the vacation time. Later on, this exercise would be carried out at college level so that Himachal Pradesh could become the leading State in implementation of cashless system in the Country.

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