Mumbai:The Maharashtra police will now go cashless and all kinds of payments including salaries of the Maharashtra police force now will be done through cashless mode.According to an order issued Anup Kumar Singh the inspector general of police (administration) has asked all units of the state police to use National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT), Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and digital mode to make payments.
Even the salaries of police officers and constables will be made through a cashless method.
Officers in the DGP's office has also confirmed this and said that , a circular from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and the ministry of electronics and information and technology, had asked the police to go cashless.
The cashless transaction is not only limited to salaries but the police force will also purchase weapons and vehicles through a cashless method. The Mumbai police had begun cashless transactions and the traffic branch fine offenders in digital mode.(UNI)