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