Areas where concession on use of denotified notes ends at midnight

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New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS): Following is a list of areas where the concession to use the denotified Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for emergency cash needs will cease from the midnight of Nov 24:

– For payments in government hospitals for medical treatment

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

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

– For purchases at consumer cooperative stores operated under authorisation of central or state governments with identity proof (Safal, Mother Dairy)

– For purchases at milk booths under central or state governments

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

– For payments at crematoria and burial grounds

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

– For foreign tourists to exchange foreign currency up to Rs 5,000

– For purchase of LPG gas cylinders

– For payments towards on-board catering during travel by rail

– For purchase of tickets for suburban and metro rail travel

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

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

– For payments towards utility charges including water and electricity, but no advance payments

– For payments towards court fees

– For payments towards purchase of seeds from designated state-run outlets, but only Rs 500 notes

– Withdrawal from district central cooperative banks up to Rs 24,000 per week.


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