Govt need math tutor, please apply to PMO ASAP: Rahul Gandhi on counting of demonetised notes

The RBI also informed the Standing Committee on Finance, headed by senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily, that it had issued tenders for fresh Currency Verification Processing System (CVPS) machines to speed up the counting.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 13, 2017 8:09 pm
Amarnath Yatra attack, Rahul Gandhi, BJP Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi (File)

Taking a dig at the Modi government for Reserve Bank of India’s statement that it is still counting the total demonetised notes, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the government is looking for a mathematic tutor. “Government is looking for a Math tutor. Please apply to PMO ASAP,” tweeted Gandhi.

Appearing before a Parliamentary panel, RBI Governor Urjit Patel had on Wednesday said the deposited banned notes were still being counted and therefore he was not in a position to give a figure on the scrapped currency that was back in the system. Patel did not provide any “specific number” on the amount of money that had been deposited post-demonetisation.

The RBI also informed the Standing Committee on Finance, headed by senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily, that it had issued tenders for fresh Currency Verification Processing System (CVPS) machines to speed up the counting. Many panel members, especially those from the Opposition, are learnt to have expressed their dissatisfaction at his response.

In a written submission, the RBI told the panel that “notes received during demonetisation are required to be reconciled with the reported figures to ensure accounting integrity, and processed for verifying numerical accuracy and authenticity through CVPS machines. This work has been accorded top priority. Since the CVPS machine capacity is limited, steps have been taken to expedite the process so as to arrive at the exact amount of Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) received.”

Taking a potshot at the RBI for buying note-counting machines eight months after demonetisation, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram asked the federal bank if it had heard of “leasing” equipment. “RBI buying note counting machines 8 months after demonetisation! Has RBI not heard of leasing,” he tweeted.

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    TRUTH
    Jul 18, 2017 at 1:32 am
    RBI IS TALIKNG , AS IF ITS COUNTING CASH LIKE YOUR SABZIWALLA DOEs EACH NITE ! I SUSPECT RBI JUST FOLLOWING SECRET ORDERS FROM TOP DOGS, TO DELIBERATELY WITHHOLD INFORMATION ABOUT ITS OLD CASH HELD, FROM SUPREME COURT AND FROM THE PEOPLE. ITS A BIG FRAUD BEING PLAYED AGAINST COURTS, THE LAW AND INDIANS . GOVT PLAING SIMPLE GAME, TO GRAB PPLS MONEY.
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      Kustagi Raghavendrachar
      Jul 16, 2017 at 5:56 pm
      Please dont give this job of counting to Rahul Gandhi.His calculations always go wrong.He had predicted land slide victory for congress but his party got so less votes that a primary student could easily count in seconds.His defeats were so many in number which made some body to approach the concerned authorities to enter Rahul'sname in Guinny's book of world records and inform him that they have got now the number of defeats ofRahul's party.These are the basis of his arithmetic knowledge which has made him to comment on the counting of demonitised notes.
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        Sham
        Jul 15, 2017 at 11:47 am
        I am sure Rahul won't get this job of a math. tutor, as he is definitely not qualified for this job. He may get a job as a chaprasi, which I doubt, as he may not be loyal to his employer.
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          B M Swami
          Jul 15, 2017 at 8:49 am
          when old currency deposited through Banks,why it is need counting old notes again ,RBI is misleading whole country ,PM should look into matter,If again counting is needed to check quantum of fake currency,then our Banking system is involved in accepting Fake currency. It shows how our political system is working in India,
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            Achal
            Jul 14, 2017 at 7:00 am
            Rahul Gandhi has never gone to a school. He is used to tutors at home. This can also be said surely that he is not good in mathematics. Poor students always mock serious hardworking students to cover up their weakness. Modi ji has made task for Rahul ji simple in Look Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The number if seats in coming years for Congress would be less than 50 . Rahul ji would be able to count these seats on him own.
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              Jai hind
              Jul 14, 2017 at 7:24 am
              j o k e ? W h o l e India knows who has a fake degree certificate .LoL. ... And about hard working ... if some one work With an intension of hiding some thing this hard work will never end..He will never be free from his hard work until or unless Modi says disclose the amount ..
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                KP
                Jul 14, 2017 at 4:37 pm
                that is why he chose politics to have chamchas praises and money around him like most of the congressis since their future is coming to an end they r the frustrated lot no complints comments against Rahul aka pappu he is known amul baby of his mother blame some body else supplying ma beta chits to read that is why you will find no listeners for his bakwas
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                  Anil
                  Jul 14, 2017 at 10:16 pm
                  To hide ur incapacity u started lying.. then to hide that lie another lie.... jhoot pe jhoot pe jhoot pe jhoot.... bolte jaon bolte jaon... one day all the lies will fall down.... Feku number 1.... now india is not for indians... its for hindus, cows, BJP workers, andh bakths....
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                  achan kunju
                  Jul 14, 2017 at 6:38 am
                  The RBI Governor statement on counting of note is funny. He can count private bank note deposited with RBI, SBI and other nationalized bank, which are controlled by Govt will deposit money with clear account. What is the necessity of counting such note. That means Govt is not believing their own arms , if it works under a different Ministry ( I had deposited 4-500 notes in Canara Bank, I mentioned the note sl No in my form which was cross checked by an employee)
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                    Rajsekhar
                    Jul 14, 2017 at 6:10 am
                    Looks like pappu needs a maths teacher and general knowledge teacher. High time pappu start attending your Lkg classes.
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                      Chander Pal
                      Jul 14, 2017 at 6:02 am
                      Foreign roots, foreign view point, a casual approach to politics or policies. By the way there is a difference, counting is basic and Maths is Maths, a science to calculate the infinite solutions.
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