Axis Bank assures govt of action against errant officials
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Axis Bank management has assured the government that it is taking action against erring officials who are involved in irregularities post demonetisation.
The minister further said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are keeping a watch on the activities on bankers, and the top management of banks has been advised to take action against delinquent officials.
“The chairperson (CEO Shikha Sharma) of the bank has given details... the bank has identified the officers who the investigative agencies could not catch and... they have sacked the suspected officials. (It) has taken action against its officials,” Jaitley said after a pre-budget meeting with bankers where Bank CEO and MD Shikha Sharma was present.