Manipur’s Karang is India’s first cashless island

Posted on:18 Jan 2017 18:11:18
Manipur’s Karang is India’s first cashless island
18 January 2017 Current Affairs: Karang, a small lake island in Manipur, has become the country’s first cashless island.

The Union ministry of electronics and information technology under its Digital India programme announced Karang as the first cashless island in India.

 Confirming it, deputy commissioner M Harekrishna of Bishnupur district stated that island fulfilled the Centre’s necessary criteria.

The Karang island is located in the middle of Loktak, the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India. 

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