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Fear of coronavirus makes people avoid currency notes

March saw a surge in the use of digital platforms for monetary transactions

22 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

Currency in circulation rises to Rs 21 lakh crore as on March 2019: Thakur

MoS Finance Anurag Thakur was responding to a query whether currency notes in circulation increased post-demonetisation.

10 Dec 2019 9:25 AM

‘Note-identifying app for blind to be offline’

Reserve Bank of India counsel Venkatesh Dhond told the court that a beta version of the app will be released on November 1.

07 Sep 2019 3:44 AM

RBI to come out with mobile app for currency notes identification

RBI has been sensitive to the challenges faced by the visually challenged in conducting their day to day business with Indian banknotes.

15 Jul 2019 9:43 AM

RBI to come out with mobile app for currency notes identification

RBI said identification of banknote denomination is key to successful completion of cash transactions by visually impaired persons.

14 Jul 2019 7:36 PM


Currency in circulation rises 22 pc in May over pre-demonetisation level

Notes in circulation as on Nov 4, 2016 were Rs 17,74,187 cr, which have now increased to Rs 21,71,385 cr as on May 31, 2019.

25 Jun 2019 7:16 PM

RBI proposes mobile app to help visually impaired to identify currency notes

There are about 80 lakh blind or visually impaired people in the country.

12 May 2019 11:58 AM

Currency printing cost rose to Rs 8,000 cr in demonetisation year: Jaitley

The finance minister said in Rajya Sabha that four people died during the demonetisation drive in 2016-17.

19 Dec 2018 10:16 AM

Reserve Bank of India tweak norms for exchange of defective currency

Public can exchange banks mutilated or defective notes at RBI offices and designated bank branches across the country.

07 Sep 2018 6:36 PM

Probe health hazards posed by currency notes: CAIT to Jaitley

The traders' body quoted findings from various studies which claimed the notes were contaminated.

02 Sep 2018 4:53 PM


Demonetisation led to more tax collection, higher growth: Jaitley

Was the invalidation of the non-deposited currency the only object of demonetisation? Certainly not, Jaitley said in a blog.

30 Aug 2018 6:19 PM

RBI got back almost all banned 500, 1,000 notes

The central bank said Rs 15,31,073 crore of Rs 15,40,000 crore of demonetised notes returned back to the banking system.

30 Aug 2018 1:26 AM

Demonetisation achieved its objectives quite substantially: Fin Min

Now there is no shortage of currency in any part of the country.

29 Aug 2018 6:26 PM

Govt rectifies anomaly, allows law enforcement agencies to hold banned notes

Banned currency notes beyond a certain limit could be held only by the Reserve Bank.

28 Aug 2018 6:48 PM

Just 1.4 per cent old Rs 1,000 notes not returned post note ban: RBI

The old notes were allowed to be deposited in banks, with unusual deposits coming under income tax scrutiny.

30 Aug 2017 6:47 PM


Arun Jaitley mum on Rs 2,000 note rumours

Naresh Agarwal leads Opposition to bombard questions at Jaitley during Zero Hour.

27 Jul 2017 6:41 AM

Mumbai: Rs 1 crore in junked notes seized in Thane; 3 arrested

The police found Rs 1 crore in old notes in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations in the possession of three persons.

18 May 2017 12:50 PM

Digitisation will curb shadow economy: Meghwal

GST will replace an array of central and state levies with a national sales tax.

14 May 2017 5:03 PM

RBI goes for security upgrade for note storage, transportation

As part part of remonetisation, the RBI (till March 3, 2017) had injected Rs 9.26 lakh crore into the system.

14 May 2017 1:50 PM

Lok Sabha MP suggests expiry dates for big currency notes

Observing that his idea was novel, Galla said that Rs 200 notes should be introduced while Rs 2000 notes should be withdrawn.

30 Mar 2017 5:39 PM