Over 8 lakh people have been awarded a total of Rs 133 crore

New Delhi: Over 8 lakh people have been awarded a total of Rs 133 crore in the last 50 days under the Niti Aayog's scheme to promote digital payments.

"It's 50 days of our DigiDhanMelas and over 8 lakh people have won Rs 133 crore already! 50 more days to go.", Niti Aayog said in a tweet.

The government on December 25 had launched two schemes Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to give boost to digital transaction.

The schemes would remain open till April 14.(PTI)