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IN Lifestyle ON 16 Nov, 2016
After his decision of banning 500/1000notes, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, surprised the country, and perhaps the whole world, with his bold demonetization step last week. ATMs have become sort of the hotspots for crowds and gatherings.
It's not like people are grouping up in front of the ATMs just for fun. It's just that there are so many people waiting in line outside the ATMs that it just becomes a crowd. But just because you're in the queue doesn't guarantee that you will find cash in the ATM when you finally make it there. And this inconvenience created a gap in the market. And to fill that gap, some apps have quickly come up.
Here are apps that will help you to locate nearby ATMs with cash, and solve your problem to a great extent. Check it out!
The queues are extensively long and the chances of waiting in line to finally see the ATM run out of cash before you even get there is very high.
It is certainly an inconvenience. But now, some apps have come up to help you deal with this inconvenience.
A bot which would give you the availability of cash in the nearest ATM's. It is crowd sourced, but unlike other solutions, it requires very minimal user interaction- just two buttons to press for receiving or updating data.
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It provides the most recent status of ATMs nearby. The list is dynamic so that you can see the latest status of each ATM.
Every time any user uses Walnut, the app asks to fill in details about the status of the queue outside that ATM. It also provides features of sharing the information on social media platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook.
Quikr and Nasscom have brought out CashNoCash.com to provide people with information about the nearby ATMs, post offices or banks so as to reduce the aforementioned inconvenience that people are facing.
This app works on similar lines as the ones above. Like the others, this too is crowd-sourced and takes information from users at the ATM to provide real-time details about the ATM's status to other users.
Now no need to say thanks! After all, it's my responsibility to help you out.