The facilities accepting ₹500 old note till midnight are:

  • Payments in government hospitals


  • To make payments in all pharmacies on production of doctor's prescription and proof of identity


  • Railway ticket counters of government or Public Sector Undertakings buses


  • To make purchases at consumer cooperative stores under Central or state governments (identity proof is a must)


  • To purchase milk at booths under Central or state governments


  • To make payments at crematorium and burial grounds


  • To purchase LPG gas cylinders


  • Payments to catering services on board, during travel by rail


  • To purchase tickets for travel by suburban rail and metro rail services


  • To purchase entry tickets for monuments maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India


  • To pay fees, taxes, penalties to the Central or state governments including Municipal and local bodies


  • To pay the utility charges for water and electricity bills


  • To pay the court fees


  • To purchase seeds from outlets of Central or state-run units


  • To pay school fees up to ₹2,000 per student in Centre, state-run, municipality and local body schools and colleges


  • Pre- paid mobile top-up to a maximum limit of ₹500 per top-up


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