Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme : To encourage digital payments (cashless payments), The government has announced two schemes i.e. ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana’ and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana’, for consumers and merchants. Giving details, Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that Lucky Grahak Yojna would reward consumers through a daily, as well as a weekly. Both the schemes will cover small transactions between Rs 50 and Rs 3,000 to encourage every section of the society to move to digital payments. The scheme will become operational with the first draw on 25th December 2016 (as a Christmas gift to the nation) leading up to a Mega Draw on Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti on 14th April 2017. Check out the complete details of Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme Rewards, Cash Prizes, Awards, How to participate in Lucky Grahak Yojna scheme and get other full details from the article.
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Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme Full Details, Rewards, Prizes, Awards & More Details
Lucky Grahak Yojana scheme is made for consumers. National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) will announce 15,000 winners of Rs 1,000 each for next 100 days, starting December 25. There will be 7,000 weekly awards each for consumers and merchants.
|Scheme||Lucky Grahak Yojana|
|Announced by||Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog|
|From||15th December 2016|
|Last Date||14th April 2017|
|Aim of the scheme||To encourage digital transaction especially in rural areas|
|Types of digital transaction||RuPay Cards, USSD, UPI, AEPS, and Aadhaar linked transactions|
|Mega Draw Date||14th April 2017|
|Choice of winner||Lucky draw|
|Daily Reward||Rs 1000 to be given to 15,000 lucky Consumers for a period of 100 days|
|Weekly Prizes||Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10,000 and Rs. 5000 for Consumers who use the alternate modes of digital Payments|
|3 Mega Prizes||worth Rs 1 Cr, 50 lakh, 25 lakh|
|The budget for the scheme||Rs. 340 Cr. (for both the schemes)|
|Limit of transaction||From Rs. 50/- and Rs. 3000/- as low as transactions to encourage backward sections as well.|
|Time span of the schemes||One time (from 25th December to 14th April)|
NITI Aayog highlighted that the scheme isn’t applicable for transactions done through private credit cards and e-wallets of private companies.
Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme Prize Money, Reward details
- Daily reward of Rs 1000 to be given to 15,000 lucky Consumers for a period of 100 days;
- Weekly prizes worth Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10,000 and Rs. 5000 for Consumers who use the alternate modes of digital Payments. This will include all forms of transactions viz. UPI, USSD, AEPS and RuPay Cards but will, for the time being, exclude transactions through Private Credit Cards and Digital Wallets.
- 3 Mega Prizes for consumers worth Rs 1 Cr, 50 lakh, 25 lakh for digital transactions between 8th November 2016 to 13th April 2017 to be announced on 14th April 2017
How To Participate in Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme
There are no special rules, procedures to participate in this Lucky Grahak scheme, Just do the online transactions like earlier we have done.
And these transactions should be done by using UPI, USSD, AEPS and RuPay Cards but will, for the time being, exclude transactions through Private Credit Cards and Digital Wallets.
- UPI = Unified Payment Interface
- USSD = Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
- AEPS = Aadhaar Enabled Payment System
- RuPay = RuPay Cards
How the winner will be decided in Lucky Grahak Yojna Scheme
The winners shall be identified through a random draw of the eligible Transaction IDs [which are generated automatically as soon as the transaction is completed] by software to be specially developed by NPCI for this purpose.
Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme Award Winners List
“A total of 15,000 winners were selected under 4 broad categories from the 8 crore digital transactions that took place between November 9, 2016 to December 21, 2016,” a statement said. The 15,000 winners will have Rs. 1,000 in their accounts.
Citizens may check if they have received the reward by logging on to: www.digidhanlucky.mygov.in,”
Check out the complete list of Award Winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana Scheme from the below link.
These categories include USSD (100 winners), UPI (1,500), Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) (1,500) and RuPay (11,900). Of 125 crore people, 75 crore use credit and debit cards. Of these, 45 crore are active users.
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