In a move that may give some relief to the currency crunch of common man, oil marketing companies in tie up with State Bank of India (SBI) has decided that by swiping debit cards at 2,500 fuel retail outlets across the country, people will be able to withdraw Rs 2,000 per day from November 18.
“We are very happy that the government has accepted our proposal. We wrote to the prime minister on November 14 to apprise him of the situation at petrol pumps and our willingness to help mitigate people’s cash woes. We have never shied away from serving any national cause. We are happy to assist the government in its fight against black money and terror funding,” AIPDA president Ajay Bansal told.