PM Modi launches BHIM app, says your thumb is now your bank

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attended the Digi Dhan Mela in Delhi's Talkatora stadium, where he launched a mobile app to make digital payments easier.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi also distributed prizes to those who have made contributions to promote digital payments in the country.

Here are the highlights of Prime Minister's speech:

# The mega draw will take place on 14th April, the birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.

# Launch of 'BHIM' App is significant. In addition to his role in making of the Constitution, Dr. Ambedkar was also a great economist.

#Dr Ambedkar's thesis offers significant insights of various economic issues.

# In 2 weeks will make one more accomplishment,it's security is being worked on. It will empower BHIM;you'll only require your thumb to pay.

# Furthering digital connectivity would do wonders for our nation.

# Mantra of Dr. Ambedkar was to work for the upliftment of the poor. And the biggest power of technology is that it can empower the poor.

#For those with a positive mindset, India has several opportunities.

#I don't have anything for pessimists, but for optimists I have opportunity.