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Coronavirus: Rural India to face cash shortage amidst lockdown, says BCFI

Coronavirus: Rural India to face cash shortage amidst lockdown, says BCFI
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The Business Correspondent Federation of India (BCFI), a body representing fintech companies working towards the delivery of financial services to underbanked and unbanked, on Friday discussed challenges arising in the rural economy after the Indian government announced a national lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.  


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Members of the BCFI also estimate a cash shortage to arise in rural areas of the country as Business Correspondents (also called ‘Bank Mitra’) are restricted from travelling. 

“Bank Mitras cannot travel freely despite the services provided by them coming under the ‘essential service’ category as approved by the Home Ministry.

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Zee News
Zee News

Decision on reopening Karnataka schools and colleges likely soon

Decision on reopening Karnataka schools and colleges likely soon
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New Delhi: Amid improving Covid-19 scenario in Bengaluru, Karnataka Education Minister BC Nagesh on Thursday (January 27) hinted at reopening of schools for the students of Classes 1-9 in the city.


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News18
News18

'Need to Take Mature Decision': Amid Family Feud, Ex-Goa CM Pratapsingh Rane Withdraws From Poll Race

'Need to Take Mature Decision': Amid Family Feud, Ex-Goa CM Pratapsingh Rane Withdraws From Poll Race
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Pratapsingh Rane, Goa’s longest-serving MLA and former Chief Minister, announced on Thursday that he will not run in the upcoming assembly elections amid family feuding.

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