Demonetisation: Where you can still use old Rs 500 notes
While old Rs 1,000 notes are no longer valid for transactions, Rs 500 notes can still be used until December 15. Here is a list of places where you can still use old Rs 500 notes:
With a doctor’s prescription, at government hospitals and pharmacies
Railway ticketing counters, ticket counters of government or state-run buses and ticketing counters at airports.
Purchases at consumer cooperative stores.
Milk booths operating under central and state governments.
Purchase of petrol, diesel and gas at stations operated by state-run oil companies.
At crematoria and burial grounds.
At international airports, for arriving and departing passengers.
For foreign tourists to exchange currency.
For making payments at all pharmacies but with proof by carrying a doctor’s prescription and a form of ID.
Purchase of cooking gas cylinders.
Payment to catering services during rail travel.
Purchasing tickets at suburban, metro rail services.
Purchase of entry tickets for any monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Fees, charges, taxes or penalties, payable to the central, state governments, municipal and local bodies.
Payments for utility charges, including water and electricity. Restricted only to individuals or households for payment of only arrears or current charges and no advance payments are allowed.
For court fees.
For buying seeds from designated centres.
School fees of up to Rs 2,000 per student in central, state government, municipality and local-body schools.
Fees in central, state government colleges.
Top-up of pre-paid mobile SIMS for up to Rs 500 per recharge.
Purchase from consumer cooperative stores limited to Rs 5,000 at a time.
Only a month back I was struggling to get these notes, now I am struggling to get rid of them Irony of our lives!
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1,2,4,5 9, 10, 20 are wrong. I already faced difficulties, if these bodies do not accept the old notes, where to complain?
It is very good move that we are on the drive to eradicate the black money, and we wish for the same. But the concern again is, it would get initiated again. how? take for the instance, government offices / ”departments”, other central government offices / police stations / traffice police/ RTOs, etc., other such authorities, will again start collecting bribes. This time that too it would be in full swing, in order to recover the loss which have been incurred (as per them) due to demonitization. … Read More
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no beauty parlors allowed ??? can divert the girls thr
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what a stupid comment
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If one can decide that he/she will not pay any bribe, then there will be no corruption
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