Tag Archives: DeMonetisation

RBI raises ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 from Rs 4,500

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday increased the daily limit for ATM withdrawals from current Rs. 4,500 to Rs 10,000 per day with immediate effect. Overall Weekly Withdrawal Limit remains Rs 24,000. However, limit on withdrawal from current accounts increased from current limit of Rs 50,000 per week to Rs 1 lakh perContinue Reading…

Debate on President Mukherjee’s Observation on Demonetisation

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Do you agree with President Pranab Mukherjee’s observation that #Demonetisation drive is good for fighting black money and corruption, but may lead to temporary economic slowdown and could aggravate the suffering of the poor? Sai Papu: Yes. Agree with the views of President. Debi Prasanna Mohapatra: He is just reiterating what most of people areContinue Reading…

PM Modi announces New Housing Schemes for Poor, Middle Class

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Wishing the Nation on New Year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a slew of development projects including two new housing schemes which will benefit the economically backward sections as well as pregnant women. PM Modi, in his address congratulated people for backing the Government’s demonetisation exercise. Highlights: * Under PM Awaas Yojana in urban areas,Continue Reading…

Deadline to deposit junked Rs 500, Rs 1000 Notes ends today

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The deadline to deposit the old Rs 500, 1,000 notes in banks comes to an end today. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday notified the closure of the deposit and exchange of the demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes in banks. RBI has asked bank branches to deposit all old RsContinue Reading…

Debate on Ordinance related to Demonetisation

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As said by PM Modi on Nov 8, all old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 Notes would become a piece of paper without any value. Then, why this Ordinance with the provisions of fine (jail term decision was reversed) for those who possess these “worthless papers”? Vijaya Singh: Because these notes are like promissory notesContinue Reading…

No Jail term for holding Old Notes; minimum fine to be Rs 10,000

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A day after the Cabinet promulgated an ordinance for holding more than 10 junked Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes an offence, government officials on Thursday cleared that there will be no jail term for holding demonetised notes and the minimum fine will be Rs 10,000. Yesterday the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra ModiContinue Reading…

Cabinet promulgates Ordinance with 4yr Jail term for holding Old Notes

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Government promulgated an ordinance with a provision of 4-year jail term for holding the junked Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes after December 30. According to the new rule approved by the Government today, a person will be allowed to hold maximum 10 number of banned currency notes. Having more than 10 banned notes willContinue Reading…

Centre allows Payments to PMGKY in old Demonetised Currency till Dec 30

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The Central Government has issued a notification stating that the payment towards tax, surcharge, penalty and deposit under the Pradhan Mantri Garib KalyanYojana (PMGKY) can be made in Old Bank Notes of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 till 30th December, 2016. The Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib KalyanYojana (PMGKY), 2016 has commenced onContinue Reading…

Nuagaon becomes first Cashless Village in Odisha

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With a view to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to go for digital transactions across the country, Nuagaon village under the Satyabadi block of Puri District became Odisha’s first cashless village on Friday. All payments in the village are being done through plastic money. Traders, tea shops, vegetable and fruit vendors, and others providingContinue Reading…

Debate on Demonetisation and Notesban

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Facebook Debate: What’s Your Take on #Demonetisation and #Notesban? Sandeep Sahu: Ill thought out scheme implemented in a hurry without adequate assessment of the hardships it would cause the people and the actual benefits, if any, it would bring. A perfect example of act first, think later! Tapan Kar: Best going on after still survivingContinue Reading…


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