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Don't fret! FinMin assures it's not scrapping cheque books anytime soon

There have been reports that Centre may withdraw the facility in the near future, with an intent to encourage digital transactions

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The on Thursday said there is no proposal to withdraw the book facility as part of exercise to promote digital transaction.

The clarification comes in the backdrop of reports in a certain section of media that there is a possibility that the central government may withdraw book facility in the near future, with an intent to encourage

This has been denied by the government and reaffirmed that there's no such proposal, it said in tweets.

"The Government of India has reaffirmed that there is NO proposal under consideration to withdraw the Book facility," said one of the tweets.

Post demonetisation, the government has been pushing digital transaction with an aim to move towards less cash society.

First Published: Fri, November 24 2017. 09:29 IST
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