Bhubaneswar is taking up a Common Payment Card System (CPCS) for the city. This system intends to provide a safe digital mode of economic transactions to the citizen and reducing their dependence on cash for transactions.
The intervention for CPCS will include developing, commissioning, operating and maintaining a digital payment eco-system through smart cards, mobile wallets, etc. for the city of Bhubaneswar. It also includes providing 325 PoS (Point of Sale) machines maintained at a grid of 500 meter in the city. This system is expected to provide an ecosystem in the city for digital payment of government fees & taxes, utility bills, transit charges, parking and other services charges.