Bhubaneswar: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday, ahead of the central board meeting of RBI scheduled to be held here on Friday. Among the many issues they discussed was financial inclusion programmes.
“Banking presence, digital payments, streamlining agriculture loans and direct transfer benefits were also discussed,” Das told mediapersons here.
The last time the meeting was held here was in 2012, said the RBI Governor.
“Since Odisha is my home state, it was a courtesy meeting with the Chief Minister,” said Das.