Thursday, December 14, 2017
ABOUT US CONTACT US ADVERTISE WITH US FOLLOW US ON    
 
Kashmir Times Logo www.kashmirtimes.com
Letters
Why special silver 100-rupee commemorative coins for selected VVIPs only?
ActIT Jammu, ASP.net Projects, Java, Vb.net, C# Training Jammu
Dear Editor,

It is significant that ordinary members of public under present faulty system never get 100-rupees silver-alloy commemorative coins in normal sale, while some selected ones got attractive coins of metal-value much-much higher than face-value of 100-rupees free-of-cost in attractive packing.

Silver-alloy coins should have face-value more than double the metal-value at time of issue of coins, and should be available for general public at face-value right from date of release of coins through all coin-issuing bank-branches. According to an RTI response, metal-cost of coins on Rabindranath Tagore with face-value of rupees 150 was rupees 971 at time of issue of coins.

Cumbersome practice of selling higher-priced coin-sets through advance-booking much after issue of coins should be simplified by having just one category of ‘Proof Coin Set’ in all denominations abolishing the other category of ‘Uncirculated Set’, to be sold at convenient sale-points like bank-counters (private and public-sector) and philatical centres right from date of issue of coins for affording coin-collectors by giving banks sale-commission. Such steps will not only make general public part of commemorating an occasion through issue of coins, but will give net revenue-earning to government because such high-priced coins and their sets never come in actual circulation.

—Madhu Agrawal,

1775 Kucha Lattushah Delhi.


News Updated at : Monday, November 20, 2017
 
Comment on this Story 

 
 
Top Stories of the Day  
Writing salt name and stamping prescriptions
ANANTNAG, Nov 19: Authorities earlier this year had issued a circular asking the doctors to write salt name on the prescriptions instead of brand name. The circular had also directed the doctors to write the prescriptions neatly in capital letters to that any one, particularly the chemists, can read them easily. Doctors had also been asked to stamp their prescriptions. The directive was aimed to put a check on the spurious drugs being prescribed by the doctors. However, nearly a year after t
> Srinagar-Leh highway restored for traffic after 2 days
> Shutdown in Hajin, Sumbal over militants’ killings
> Grenade blast at Parimpora
> Families of 2 more 'militants' ask for return
> 3 militants arrested in Budgam: Police
 
 
Other Stories from Web  
 
 
 
Find us on
 
 
Weather Report
 
Shridev Sharma
 
Mata Vaishnodevi | Matavaishnodevi | Mata Vaishno Devi
 
Electric Blanket | Electric Bed Warmers | Electric Under Blankets | Electric Heating Blanket
 
 
 
Web Design Jammu, Web Design Company, Ideogram Jammu
 
 
Home | Contact Us | Kashmir Times | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Jammu | Kashmir Times E-Paper - Srinagar | Dainik Kashmir Times | Jammu Prabhat
Copyright 2013 Kashmir Times Group. All rights reserved. Powered by Ideogram Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.