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Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme Full Details, Rewards, Prizes, Awards

Digi Dhan Vyapar 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 Digi Dhan Scheme would reward merchants through 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 Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme Rewards, Cash Prizes, Awards, How to participate in Digi Dhan Yojna scheme and get other full details from the article.

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Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme Full Details, Rewards, Prizes, Awards & More Details

Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana scheme is made for merchants and traders. 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 Digi Dhan Vyapar 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
Weekly Prizes worth Rs. 50,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs. 2,500
3 Mega Prizes worth Rs 50 lakhs, 25 lakh, 12 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.

Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme Prize Money, Reward details

  1. Weekly prizes worth Rs. 50,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs. 2,500
  2. 3 Mega Prizes for merchants worth Rs 50 lakhs, 25 lakh, 12 lakh for digital transactions between 8th November 2016 to 13th April 2017 to be announced on 14th April 2017

How To Participate in Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme

There are no special rules, procedures to participate in this Digi Dhan 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 Digi Dhan Vyapar 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.

Digi Dhan Vyapar 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:,”

Check out the complete list of Award Winners of Digi Dhan Yojana Scheme from the below link.

Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojna Award Winners List @

Merchant Category

Prize Prize Money Bank
1st 50 Lac ICICI Bank
2nd 25 Lac Punjab National Bank
3rd 12 Lac Karur Vaisya Bank

Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Mega Draw Winner List

  • Radhakrishanan
  • Ragini Rajendra Uttekar
  • Shekh Rafi

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.

Stay tuned to this page for more updates regarding Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme award winner names revealed on April 14th, 2017. Hope you like this Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana Scheme Rewards, Cash Prizes, Awards, How to participate in Digi Dhan Yojna scheme article. If you like this, then please share it with your friends.

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