Reviewing the post-demonetisation situation, a senior central government official on Wednesday directed banks in Coimbatore to take steps to ensure adequate cash was dispensed through ATMs in rural areas without any interruption. At a review meeting held to assess the impact of demonetisation on general public, particularly in rural areas, Deputy Secretary of Urban Development M Janaki asked the bank officials to take steps to make available Rs 100 and Rs 2,000 notes to the public without any problem.
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According to official sources, she said that feedback from the representatives of a cross section of society, including farmers associations, industry associations, SME, Trade bodies and common man on the scrapping of the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, will be compiled and a report would be submitted to the government.
District Collector T N Hariharan, officials from IT department, the Manager of Lead District Bank, senior officials of banks and NABARD were present at the meeting, the sources said.