In a written reply in Rajya Sabha yesterday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said CBI and Enforcement Directorate have registered cases on the bases of complaint filed by the bank regarding irregularities in outward foreign remittances from its Ashok Vihar Branch, New Delhi through newly opened accounts, to the tune of approximately Rs 6,000 crore.

Further, in order to stay ahead of the counterfeiters, the government has recently introduced revised numbering pattern in all denominations of banknotes.

An FICN Coordination Group has been formed in Home Ministry to share the intelligence/information amongst different security agencies to counter the menace of circulation of fake currency notes in the country.

FICN also coordinates with different security agencies to effect more seizures.

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