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Urjit Patel to appear before parliamentary panel on July 6 to discuss demonetisation move

Members in panel are likely to ask Patel about how much money has come back into system

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel (Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel (Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar)

RBI governor will on July 6 appear before a parliamentary panel which has called him for the fourth time to discuss the move.

On the previous two occasions, the central governor sought exemption saying that he was occupied with the monetary policy.


The Standing Committee on Finance, headed by MP Verappa Moily, had questioned Patel once — on January 18 —  on the move to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes.

"Patel has been asked to appear again before the panel on July 6 to brief the members about as discussion on it is yet to be concluded," a member in the panel said.

The Committee had also called top ministry and RBI officials in January to discuss the impact of

As members could not complete their questions, the committee had decided to call the RBI governor and ministry officials again on a later date, after the Budget session.

Sources said that the members in the panel are likely to ask Patel about how much money has come back into the system.

The members will also enquire on when operations will be "normal".

First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 17:50 IST
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