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Jaipur National University becomes first educational institute to go cashless

Twenty-four hour e-lobby facility launched on the university’s HADTM campus

Staff Writer | Updated:
March 29, 2017 11:56 am

Jaipur: Jaipur National University (JNU) has become the first cashless institute in the city’s education sector. To promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s digital India and Cashless India campaign, the university administration has launched cashless services for its students.

The announcement was made in an event organized to mark the opening of Union Bank of India’s branch on the university campus on Tuesday. Twenty-four hour e-lobby facility was also launched on the university’s HADTM campus.

More than 10,000 students of the university, 1500 staff members and people from nearly areas will benefit from the branch, said JNU chancellor Dr Sandeep Bakshi.

“Our objective is to not only provide every student of the university with cashless facility, but also encourage them to play their role in the society,” said the university chancellor.

Jaipur National University, Jaipur, is a private self- financed university, sponsored by Mahima Shiksha Samiti. It came into existence nearly several years ago. The university that offers graduate and post graduate courses in nearly 15 different streams is one of the many institutions of the Seedling Group of educational institutions of the Mahima Shiksha Samiti. The university campus is located in Jagatpura.

First published: March 29, 2017
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