Driven by the slogan of Digital India, cashless service have also been launched in Tripura Transport Department .
The minister-in-charge of the department, Sushanta Chowdhury, launched the service virtually across the state.
Today, a virtual auspicious opening was held in the secretariat with the district magistrates, sub-divisional magistrates and beneficiaries of the eight districts of the state.
Transport Minister Sushanta Chowdhury said this in a press conference at the Secretariat.
On this day, he said, cashless service has been launched in various departments of the state as well as in the transport department. The main objective of the government is to bring transparency in the administrative system across the state by streamlining cashless services.
He said that from now on, transactions in the transport department will be done in cashless mode.
According to him, the transport department has played an important role in the payment of revenue tax in the past financial year. In the financial year 2022-23, Rs 115 crores 63 lakhs have been deposited in the treasury of the state government.
He claimed that the Transport Department has taken the target of depositing Rs 125 crore in the treasury of the state government in the coming days.
He claimed that in the financial year 2021-22, the transport department has deposited Rs 92.83 million in the treasury of the state government. Similarly, 2020-21 Transport Department has paid Rs 87 crore 93 lakhs to the treasury of the state government. Rs 73 crore 87 lakh have been deposited in the treasury of the state government till the month of October of the current financial year