Merchant’s perception towards cashless economy: A case study with reference to Belthangady Taluk in Karnataka
This study is taken up to examine the perception of merchants in rural India towards a cashless economy in India with reference to Belthangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District [Karnataka] lacking good infrastructure facilities. This study examines the cashless economic system, so as to assess its feasibility in India with regards to timeless, preparedness and adequacy against the backdrop of our level of development both technologically and educationally. This study reports the findings of survey. A null hypothesis has been constructed and for this purpose questionnaire was administered to 50 merchants in the study area. ANOVA is used for analysis. Variance (ANOVA) shows that there is a significant difference (p<0.001, HS) merchant perception towards cashless society. The findings of the study are based on analysis of merchants’ perception. Thus, Null hypothesis has to be rejected. It is inferred that there is a significant relation among various components to create cashless society.