- Ban currency can be used in certain transactions till 24 November.
- Announcement made by Economic Affairs Secretary (EAS).
- 15 transactions can be done using banned ₹500 and ₹1000 notes.
The Economic Affairs Secretary (EAS) Shaktikanta Das, announced that the government has extended the deadline for using banned ₹500, ₹1000 notes for certain category of transactions till 24 November midnight. Earlier, the RBI allowed the use of these banned notes in specific transactions till midnight of 14 November.
While speaking to ANI, the Secretary stated, "This limit for such transactions is being extended from 14th November midnight to 24th November midnight,"
Further, he added, "This is keeping in mind public convenience and the representations we have received."
Following is the complete list of transactions issued by Reserve Bank of India, where you old demonetised notes can be used till the midnight of 24 November:
1. For making payments in Government hospitals for medical treatment and pharmacies in Government hospitals for buying medicines with doctor's prescription.
2. For making payments in all pharmacies on the production of doctor’s prescription and proof of identity.
3. At railway ticketing counters, ticket counters of Government or Public Sector Undertakings buses and airline ticketing counters at airports for the purchase of tickets.
4. For purchasing at consumer cooperative stores operated under authorisation of Central or State Governments and the customers shall provide their identity proof.
5. For purchasing at milk booths operating under authorisation of the Central or State Governments.
6. For payments on purchases LPG gas cylinders.
7. For purchase of petrol, diesel and gas at the stations operating under the authorisation of Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies.
8. At international airports, for arriving and departing passengers, who possess specified bank notes, the value of which does not exceed five thousand rupees to exchange them for notes having legal tender character.
9. For making payments for purchasing tickets for travel by suburban and metro rail services.
10. For making payments to catering services on board, during travel by rail.
11. For foreign tourists to exchange foreign currency or specified bank notes, the value of which does not exceed five thousand rupees to exchange them for notes having legal tender character.
12. For making payments for the purchase of entry tickets for any monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.
13. For making payments towards any fees, charges, taxes or penalties, payable to the Central or State Governments including Municipal and local bodies.
14. For making payments towards utility charges including water and electricity -which shall be restricted to individuals or households for payment of only arrears or current charges and no advance payments shall be allowed.
15. For payments at crematoria and burial grounds.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:45 PM IST