Kottayam District Library enables digital payment for businesses


The Indian Public Library Movement's partner P N Panicker Foundation has leveraged the Kottayam Public Library's reach to enable Digital Payment system among small and medium businesses in the District. The Foundation and Kottayam District Library has trained 70 NSS volunteers on the process of educating the businesses and enabling digital payment. The library and Foundation has taken a collective target of enabling 2,500 businesses with digital payment within 10 days. This initiative was launched on 14th January, 2018 by Shri Alphons Kannanthanam, Hon'ble Minister for Electronics and Information Technology at a function held at the District Library. The Foundation has partnered with the CSC e-Governance Services India Limited for enabling this service.