Demonetisation: Good News ! Cash to be dispensed at 2500 petrol pumps

In order to ease inconvenience being faced by millions of customers across the nation, now petrol pumps will also dispense Rs 2,000 cash per person per day.

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New Delhi, Nov 17: In order to ease inconvenience being faced by millions of customers across the nation, now petrol pumps will also dispense Rs 2,000 cash per person per day.

"Cash to be dispensed at 2,500 petrol pumps; Cash to be given by swiping of debit/credit card via POS (Point of Sale) machine,"DDNewsLive tweeted on Thursday.

Cash to be dispensed at 2500 petrol pumps

"Rs 2,000 per person per day in cash can be dispensed. Facility to be extended to over 20,000 petrol pumps," the tweet added.

Long queues were witnessed at banks and ATMs as people rushed to get new banknotes in lieu of their old defunct Rs500, Rs1000 notes.

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In a major attempt to tackle hoarding of black money, corruption and terror financing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on November 8, announced that all Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 rupee notes would cease to be valid in all forms of transactions.

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