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Demonetisation, A Year On: Goa’s Economy Remains Cash-Based As Tourist Season Begins

Demonetisation, A Year On: Goa’s Economy Remains Cash-Based As Tourist Season Begins

Things are quiet at this seaside restaurant in Anjuna, a popular stretch of beach in North Goa, at the start of the tourist season in October. A few tourists sit…

Demonetisation, A Year On: In Delhi Textile Hub, Businesses Unravel, Jobs Scarce

Demonetisation, A Year On: In Delhi Textile Hub, Businesses Unravel, Jobs Scarce

Babita (second from right) has been looking for a job as a tailor for eight months now since the last unit she was employed at shut down post-demonetisation. Every morning,…

First Demonetisation, Then Loan Waiver: Main Bank For Onion Farmers In Crisis

First Demonetisation, Then Loan Waiver: Main Bank For Onion Farmers In Crisis

Customers line-up at the a branch of the Nashik District Central Cooperative Bank, but only a few are allowed to withdraw up to a limit of Rs 25,000–they must prove…

Why A Flower Farmer Cannot Join The Cashless Economy, A Year After Demonetisation

Why A Flower Farmer Cannot Join The Cashless Economy, A Year After Demonetisation

Keshu Patel and his son Kantilal pluck marigold flowers in his field in Mirjapur, Madhya Pradesh. Post notebandi, the unpredictability of getting cash, which he needs for all his transactions–groceries,…

A Year After Demonetisation: Small Retailers Report Further Losses But Support BJP

A Year After Demonetisation: Small Retailers Report Further Losses But Support BJP

Lalita Yogesh Patil, 31, in her shop, Tanish kirana store, in Vishwabharti Phata village, in Thane district. Since demonetisation a year ago, her store has been in losses of 50%…

Currency In Circulation 91% Of Pre-Demonetisation Value; Digital Payments Up But Fluctuating

Currency In Circulation 91% Of Pre-Demonetisation Value; Digital Payments Up But Fluctuating

  One year after the government annulled high-denomination currency notes and subsequently replaced them with new notes, the total currency in circulation remains 9% less in value terms. Digital payments…

Demonetisation: A Year On, Onion Farmers In Cash Crisis As Banking System Fails To Cope

Demonetisation: A Year On, Onion Farmers In Cash Crisis As Banking System Fails To Cope

Vijay Nikam, an onion farmer from Maharashtra’s Nashik district, does not have a smartphone, has not heard of netbanking and the ATMs in the nearest town are always out of…

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