Go cashless: says CBSE

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CBSE hasbeen directing all affiliated schools to introduce e-payment facilities for collection of fee for examination, affiliation and various activities including payments to its examination functionaries. Even salary to staff has to be given through bank transfers.Further, with a view to reduce cash transactions at school, all CBSE affiliated schools shall introduce fee collection from students only online or through non-cash mode from the next quarter commencing from January 2017 onwards.

The schools also need to make all payments like procurements, wages to contractual workers and other transactions etc in non-cash mode. Further, schools are also encouraged to spread awareness about non-cash transactions with the parents during the Parent Teachers Meeting, besides motivating students of senior classes to undertake promotional initiatives in their neighbourhood to promote cashless transactions among common people.

Schools may also organize various programmes like workshops, seminars,competitions such as essay writing, slogan writing, elocution etc. to create awareness towards cashless payments in day-to-day life.