To aware people about the exchange of old notes at bank and post offices, Andhra Pradesh government has set a help desk to guide people. Chief Secretary SP Tucker said the help desk has been set up at the Command and Control Centre, Durga Ghat, Vijayawada as the people will rush to banks to exchange old notes with the new ones.
CM Naidu setup a help desk to guide people
On the other hand, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was demanding for a ban on Rs.500 and Rs100 notes for a long time, is now adopting proper measures to save public from its side-effects while setting-up the help desks.
The government has launched a toll-free number 1800-599-1111 in case people face any problem.
The notes were banned on Tuesday midnight and the banks were closed on Wednesday. Therefore a large number of people are expected to approach banks and post offices from Thursday for exchanging their old notes. Hence, the Chief Secretary directed the District Collectors to take crowd control measures.
Government directed to local administration for making the process of exchange old notes hassle-free
Tucker had a meeting with District Coordination Committees of bankers and district postal authorities along with police on Thursday morning to take necessary steps for the proper functioning of bank branches and post offices to avoid law and order problems and to make this process hassle-free.
He also suggested the setup of a control room at every district headquarter with a toll-free help desk facility for public assistance, queries, and guidance.