WB govt meets bankers to review situation

Kolkata: West Bengal government today held a review meeting with top brass of Reserve Bank of India and State Bank of India here to assess the situation in the wake of the cash crisis created due to demonetisation.

Neither state government or bankers officially revealed what transpired in the meeting held at the state secretariat.

However, according to insiders, the state government wanted to get details of the plan of the bankers to tackle the crisis of notes and harassment to common people.

The state government also tried to solve issues of certain sectors in dialogue with the banks to tide over the crisis.

State Chief Secretary Basudeb Banerjee and Home Secretary Molay De on behalf of state government while RBI regional director and SBI CGM were present at the meeting.