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Working on plan to slash online charges: Urjit Patel

REUTERS
Published : Jan 20, 2017, 3:45 pm IST
Updated : Jan 20, 2017, 3:45 pm IST

RBI Governor met the panel to answer questions about the November 8 abolition of 500 and 1,000-rupees notes.

 RBI governor Urjit Patel.
  RBI governor Urjit Patel.

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is working on a plan to reduce online transaction costs as it tries to encourage more digital banking, two parliamentary panel members quoted RBI governor Urjit Patel as saying on Friday.

"We are working on a mechanism to bring down transaction costs," one member of the public accounts committee quoted Patel as saying.

"We are speaking to all stakeholders."

Patel met the panel to answer questions about the November 8 abolition of 500 and 1,000-rupees notes, or 86 per cent of the currency then in circulation.

Tags: reserve bank of india, online transaction, urjit patel, digital banking
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi