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Demonetisation helped reduce black money, increased tax compliance, gave boost to transparency: PM Modi

The prime minister also shared a graphic on how demonetisation has ensured better tax compliance, improved tax and GDP ratio.

Published: 08th November 2020 05:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th November 2020 06:27 PM   |  A+A-

PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi (Photo| Twitter screengrab)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: On the fourth anniversary of demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has helped reduce black money, increase tax compliance and formalisation, and given a boost to transparency.

On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Modi announced the decision to ban all currency notes of higher denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 from midnight.

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Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Modi listed the beneficial outcomes of demonetisation.

"Demonetisation has helped reduce black money, increase tax compliance and formalisation and given a boost to transparency," he tweeted.

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"These outcomes have been greatly beneficial towards national progress," Modi said on Twitter using the hashtag 'DeMolishingCorruption'.

Along with his tweet, the prime minister also shared a graphic on how demonetisation has ensured better tax compliance, improved tax and GDP ratio, made India a lesser cash based economy and gave a boost to national security.



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