In a major step towards Digital India, the petrol pump owners of Guwahati, the capital city of Assam and the gateway to the Northeast have decided to go cashless completely from Thursday until the on-going parliamentary elections are over.
Notably, several petrol pump owners in the State have come under the scanner of the Election Commission of India (ECI) during this Lok Sabha election.
The owners expressed that they had to face numerous hassles during cash deposits into the banks. That’s why situation compelled them to go cashless completely from Thursday.
However, there will be no extra burden of transaction surcharge on fuel purchases through debit or credit cards either to the consumers, or petrol pump owners.