IMPHAL, Oct 17 - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) formally opened its Imphal office here on Saturday. With this, the RBI now has five offices in the seven NE States including Manipur.
Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh inaugurated the RBI office. RBI Deputy Governor Harun R Khan, Executive Director RBI Dr Deepali Pant Joshi, Regional Director RBI NE States SS Barik and State Chief Secretary O Nabakishore attended the function.
Speaking on the occasion, Ibobi said that his government has been urging the RBI to open its office in Imphal since the last four years. �Manipur has 27 un-banked Blocks in remotest hill areas of the State.�