Manipur’s Karang becomes India’s first cashless island

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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 on Friday. Confirming it, Deputy Commissioner M Harekrishna of Bishnupur district said the island fulfilled the Centre’s necessary criteria.

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

Video Source: Times of India

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