- Chhattisgarh has become the first state in the country to adopt a resolution of supporting the demonetization of high-value currency notes decision of the central government.
Steps taken by the Chhattisgarh Government
Chhattisgarh government has expressed support to the decision, to flush out black money from the system and promote institutional mechanismfor clean monetary transactions.
- The state government will take effective steps to encourage people in small business to switch over to the e-payment system.
- The state has also exempted swipe-machines from value added tax (VAT) to encourage e-transactions.
- The government will procure paddy at the minimum support price (MSP) from the farmers of the state from November 16, 2016 onwards and for that e-payment will be made. Government has made all arrangements for the farmers of the state at 1,986 procurement centers.