Mumbai, November 30: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today interacted with all the District Collectors on different issues including effects of demonetisation in rural areas of the state.

The discussion was held via video conference on topics like providing relief to farmers after demonetisation, Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojna, Open Defecation Free (ODF) villages and cities, farm ponds progress, a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said.

Fadnavis asked bank officials to work in tune and consultation with district administration and ensure more flow for disbursement to farmers from District Co-operative Banks, it said.

The Chief Minister also asked to supply lower denomination currency in tribal areas and also organise awareness programs at tehsil level.

Fadnavis also asked the officials to prepare roadmap for cashless economy which includes citizens’ needs, transferring transactions to digital mode, technology awareness, said the statement.

The Chief Minister asked officials to work with more focus and on mission mode for making cities and villages ODF. He also reviewed progress for farm ponds and asked to complete the works at the earliest, it added.