Atleast 66 machines are being used for counting demonetised notes: RBI

currency verification and processing machines
currency verification and processing machines

RBI is using 66 Currency Verification and Processing machines to count money returned after demonetisation.

While answering a RTI the central bank also told that it has invited a tender for more CVP machines.

In response to an RTI application filled by an PTI correspondent the Reserve bank of Indian stated “As on date 59 CVPS are in operation in RBI for the purpose. In addition to this, seven CVPS available with commercial banks are also being used.”

RBI in an answer to a question said it can not disclose the leasing charges of CVPs as information sought was in the nature of commercial confidence and therefore exempt from disclosure under Section 8 (1) (d) of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.

The bank also told that In Reserve Bank offices, 59 CVPS machines are used and each machine is operated by a set of five persons under a supervisor who supervises a cluster of machines.

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