Deputy Commissioner N. Jayaram has asked private hospitals to accept currency in the denomination of Rs. 500 and Rs.1,000 till December 30.
Mr. Jayaram, who held a meeting advised cooperative banks to make arrangements for the exchange of the demonetised currency to help the public.
Banks were asked to asked more counters and special lines for Senior citizens and differently abled.
Meanwhile, customers continued to face difficulties in withdrawing money from ATMs, as most of them remained closed for the seventh day. ATMs of a few banks such as the State Bank of India and a few private banks were open till afternoon and ran out of cash later. The customers complained that the withdrawal limit remained at Rs. 2,000 and not 2500 as announced.