15 Army teams to be deployed in major RBI offices by Thursday

Army sources said two teams had already been working with the RBI and the additional manpower will help the bank in shredding of the demonetised notes.

Published: 22nd May 2017 09:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2017 09:28 PM   |  A+A-

A police officer stands guard in front of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) head office in Mumbai, India (File | Reuters)

By PTI

NEW DELHI:  Fifteen teams of the Army will be deployed in key offices of the RBI by Thursday to beef up security as well as help the central bank to speed up disposal of demonetised currencies.

Army sources said two teams had already been working with the RBI and the additional manpower will help the bank in shredding of the demonetised notes.

A total of 15 teams will be deployed in major RBI offices across the city by April 25, they said. The sources added that army personnel will basically be responsible for ensuring adequate security so that the process to dispose of the demonetised notes can be expedited.

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