Demonetisation effect: Choppers to transport cash from Patna RBI to Ranchi

Some ATMs opened in the Jharkhand capital today, but were unable to cater to the huge demand, leaving customers standing in long queues at the banks. The situation was similar in rural areas.

Written by Prashant Pandey | Ranchi | Published:November 12, 2016 2:49 am
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Helicopters have been deployed to transport currency from the RBI in Patna to Ranchi.

Finance Secretary Amit Khare, who is overseeing the arrangements with regard to availability of cash in banks, on Friday said: “The Jharkhand government got permission to deploy choppers for bringing currency chests from RBI in Patna. Following discussions with the central RBI control room and other officials, it has been decided to send in two choppers to Patna to bring the currency to Ranchi in the wake of the huge demand.”

He said that two choppers left for Patna around 2.30 pm and were expected to return late evening.

“Adequate arrangements are being made to ensure that the cash is quickly transported to the banks, both in the city and far-off areas, at the earliest possible,” Khare added.

Some ATMs opened in the Jharkhand capital today, but were unable to cater to the huge demand, leaving customers standing in long queues at the banks. The situation was similar in rural areas.

The state government, in consultation with RBI officials, had assured that the ATMs would begin functioning by Friday. They said most of the ATMs were closed today because of delay in reloading them with new notes.

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    ashok s
    Nov 12, 2016 at 1:22 am
    Aah behl mujeh maar .
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      rishi
      Nov 12, 2016 at 2:52 am
      Nothing Can Now Stop This Nation From Moving Forward......A billion-Plus Well-Wishers Of NDA have accepted the call of their Govt. to go through the difficulty of ready-cash for 2 to 3 days in order to make success of the boldest move ever against black-money which was cancerously killing the nation on all fronts of the economy affecting every indian directly or indirectly. The Citizen-Government Partnership today is at its best and everyone shall soon benefit in the absence of those 'ancient illegal cash-rich mafias' in all sectors of the society that flourished during congress-misrule for decades. Thanks to our dedicated Banking Staff And Their Managements who have taken upon themselves the greatest amount of administrative and work-pressure in this hour of making a huge success of the Nation's mission against black money. People like kejriwal, raga, maya, mulayam etc., can continue to make noises....it doesn't matter anymore.....NDA with its billion-plus well-wishers is strong enough to keep the nations's business moving forward.
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        Shyama Priya
        Nov 12, 2016 at 12:02 am
        why publish such news - so goons and criminals can be in the know?
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