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How RBI reaches currency notes and coins to the people

Eight quick facts on how money is issued, managed and distributed in the country

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

The Reserve Bank ogf India's task of issuing, managing and distributing currency notes and coins is a meticulous one that involves a great deal of co-ordination and calls for a high level of security procedures, among other things.

A small lax anywhere in the currency supply chain could lead to mishaps of the kind that took place on Tuesday, when cash was stolen from the Chennai-bound Salem Express carrying about Rs 342 crore. ALSO READ: Special team to investigate Tamil Nadu train robbery Here are eight quick facts on how the RBI goes about doing its job: How currency is issued in ...

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First Published: Wed, August 10 2016. 22:16 IST