My name is Shantha. I work as a domestic help. My granddaughter fell ill on Sunday. She had to be hospitalised. We had no cash at home. Banks were closed for three days. I tried to borrow money from friends. They too had no cash. At last, our neighbourhood shop owner lent us money. I have to give him back the money. I have an ATM card. I don’t know how to use it. Last time I sought someone’s help. How do I enter the money to withdraw? I borrowed Rs 5000. How much money can I withdraw? Only Rs 4000?

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One Comment

  1. K SHESHU BABU says:

    This query must be put to the rulers and supporters of demonetisation. Policies involving every citizen should be implemented after educating every citizen and explaining about the electronic payment. Just forcibly opening accounts, supply of ATM cards, credit cards, Kishan cards, etc does not solve the problem.
    The problem of the grandmother is the problem of many like her. The rural folk, domestic workers, vendors, etc do not know how to use cards or the rules and regulations regarding the cards. Unless they are taught, they cannot use them to meet their daily needs .