HDFC Bank distributed coins worth Rs 4.40 lakh, issued fresh currency worth Rs 13.10 lakh and exchanged soiled notes worth Rs 6.90 lakh to over 712 people during the day as part of the initiative, a HDFC statement said.

The coin melas were planned by the HDFC Bank’s Patna Currency Chest.

The purpose of the melas was to distribute coins to the general public as well as provide fresh currency notes in exchange for soiled and mutilated ones.

The coins were distributed in the presence of Chandan Rukhaiyar, AGM, RBI Issue Department.

Dushyant Singh, Head, Currency Chest Patna, HDFC Bank, speaking on the occasion, said, "We are happy that we are able to reach out to the people of the city and offer them a convenient and hassle-free way to obtain coins and exchange their soiled currency."

(Agencies)

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