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“BHIM-Aadhaar Platform Can Revolutionise Indian Economy”: Says PM Narendra Modi

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2017-04-17 Silicon Review

Based on the concept of Unified Payment Interface (UPI), the BHIM-Aadhaar digital payments platform, which was recently launched in Nagpur, is a great initiative by the Government.  While inaugurating the same, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, the proposed platform can revolutionize the Indian economy by empowering every Indian to pay digitally using biometric data on a smartphone.  He further added that the platform would enhance digital payments in a manner extraordinary anywhere in the world and would be a step towards a 'less-cash' economy and battle the black money hazard.

Further, PM Modi also said that the BHIM-Aadhaar platform will play an outstanding role by empowering the common Indian as the Constitution of India.The Prime Minister, who instated a variety of development works to mark the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar, also said that the people of the country should endeavor hard to fulfill the dreams of freedom fighters.

"We have a dream for 2022. The poorest of poor should have a house of his own. And that house must be equipped with electricity, water and other facilities. There should be hospitals and schools in the neighbourhood," PM Modi said.

Prior to this, PM Modi also paid homage to Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar who is regarded as the architect of the Indian Constitution, on the occasion of his 126th birth anniversary. PM Modi started his day with a visit to the historic monument, Deekshabhoomi, where Babasaheb Ambedkar and over 600,000 followers had embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956.

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