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Thursday, July 25, 2024

AIIMS New Delhi adopts fully digital payment system for its cafeteria


 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi on Thursday announced that it has implemented 100% digital payment system in its cafeteria.

“Despite previous directives, it was observed by Dr. M. Srinivas, the Director of AIIMS, New Delhi, that cash transactions were still being conducted alongside digital payments at the cafeteria. In response of this observation, it is reiterated that only digital modes of payment, including smart cards, UPI, credit cards, debit cards, etc., will be accepted at all counters of the AIIMS Cafeteria,” an official statement said.

“This measure aims to streamline transactions, enhance efficiency, and promote a cashless environment in alignment with the institute’s commitment to modernization and convenience,” it said.

Dr. (Prof.) M. Srinivas emphasized the importance of this transition, stating, “The shift to 100% digital payments is a significant step towards promoting transparency, security, and convenience for our staff, visitors, and stakeholders. We urge everyone to cooperate and adapt to this new system for a smoother cafeteria experience.”

Dr. Rima Dada, PIC Media Cell, stated, “The adoption of a fully digital payment system reflects AIIMS’ progressive approach to embracing technological advancements. This move not only enhances convenience but also contributes to a more secure and efficient payment ecosystem.”

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