National Youth Day was celebrated on 12th January 2017 by ICAR-CIBA, Chennai with the participation of Scientists, Staff and Research Scholars, below the age of 35 years. Dr.K.K.Vijayan, Director, ICAR-CIBA remarked apart from digitizing research documents and data, the time has come for making digital monetary transactions. He briefed about the e-Z prepaid card payment being arranged by ICAR-CIBA through State Bank of India. This will promote the making of all official payments digitally by individual officers. He also encouraged the participants to make personal payments on digital mode to have proper documents and records, helping to reduce the generation of unaccounted money in the economy. These cashless payments will help to achieve the country to get its due by way of taxes. Participants were briefed about different methods of digital payments available. They were told to make others aware of the advantages of making digital payments popularizing digital modes of payments. The meeting was attended by all Head of Divisions and Units and Dr T. Ravisankar, Principal Scientist and SIC, ITM-ABI Unit proposed the vote of thanks.