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Old Rs 500 Notes Can Be Used At These 17 Places Till Dec 15
Old Rs 500 Notes Can Be Used At These 17 Places Till Dec 15

The government has announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes will no longer be exchanged but can be deposited. However, the old Rs 500 note can be used in certain places until December 15.

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Here is a list of places that will accept old Rs 500 notes till Dec 15:

1. Payments towards pre-paid mobile to a limit of Rs 500 per top-up

2. Purchase from consumer cooperative stores limited to Rs 5,000 at a time

3. Payment of current and arrear dues to utilities limited to only water and electricity. This facility will continue to be available only for individuals and households

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4. The toll free arrangement at the toll plazas extended up to December 2. But after that payments can made through old Rs 500 notes till December 15

5. For payments in government hospitals for medical treatment

6. For use in all pharmacies for buying medicines with doctor’s prescription

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7. At railway ticketing counters, bus ticket counters of government or public sector undertakings and airline counters at airports for purchase of tickets

8. For purchases at government-run milk booths

9. For purchase of petrol, diesel and gas at stations of state-run oil companies

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10. For payments at crematoria and burial grounds

11. For use at international airports for arriving and departing passengers up to Rs 5,000

12. For purchase of LPG gas cylinders

13. For payments towards on-board catering during travel by rail

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14. For purchase of tickets for suburban and metro rail travel

15. For purchase of entry tickets monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India

16. For payments towards fees, charges, taxes or penalties, payable to central or state governments including municipal and local bodies

17. For payments towards court fees