Date : Nov 15, 2016
Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of Specified Bank Notes: RBI asks Cooperative Banks to ensure Strict Compliance to its Instructions
There were reports that some cooperative banks were not strictly adhering to the instructions issued in connection with the withdrawal of legal tender status of the existing Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 bank notes (specified bank notes). The Reserve Bank of India today informed that it has advised the Urban Cooperative Banks through its Regional Offices and the State Cooperative Banks through National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) of the need to ensure strict compliance with the instructions issued with regard to exchange of specified bank notes as also deposit of such notes into the accounts of their customers.
Press Release : 2016-2017/1215