ALSO READLaxmikant Parsekar refuses to interfere in arrest of Goa Cricket Association officials Demonetisation decision caused some inconvenience to tourists: Goa CM Demonetisation effect: Goa govt employees want salary in cash Goans annoyed with Nigerians' attitude: Goa CM Parsekar Goa a safe destination, says CM Parsekar
He said the state government had been requesting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for smaller denomination currency notes.
"I accept there is discomfort," Parsekar told reporters at the Secretariat after he was asked about the hardships caused for cash-strapped people in the state.
Parsekar said the government was pursuing the RBI to dispatch small denomination notes to the state to ease the sufferings of those standing in queues for valid currency notes.
He said he did not have difficulty in accessing small denomination currency from banks.
"Today morning, I sent one of my staffers to the bank. He came back in 5-7 minutes.
I had asked for smaller denomination notes. I got them," Parsekar said.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)