Latur girl bags Rs 1 crore prize for a Rs 1,500 digital transaction under Modi's Lucky Grahak scheme

Shraddha Manshette, 20-year-old engineering student won a Mega Draw for Lucky Grahak Yojana worth Rs 1 crore.

A 20-year-old engineering student from Latur, Maharashtra today won a Mega Draw for Lucky Grahak Yojana worth Rs 1 crore.

Shraddha Manshette had made an online payment of Rs 1,500 through her RuPay card to pay an EMI for her phone. She was feliciatated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in at Niti Aayog's function in Nagpur.

Shraddha is the youngest winner of this scheme and plans to use the money for her higher education.

"It was my dream to meet Modiji. I can't believe that I met him and received award from him. I don't have words to express how I feel," said Shraddha Manshette.

Under the Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana for merchants, Hyderabad based cloth shop owner Shaikh Rafi won third price worth Rs 12 lakhs. Though Shaikh Rafi is doing business from 2007, he started accepting online payments after demonetisation. He won the prize for Rs 2,000 card transaction.

"I am very much happy to receive this prize today. I would like to tell everyone that digital transaction is safe and secure. I am going to promote this platform and tell all my customers to make payment via card, net banking or via any digital platform," Shaikh Rafi said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Nagpur today to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti. He inaugurated a thermal plant in Koradi and also the Aadhar based BHIM app.

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