What To Do With Notes Of Rs. 500 And Rs. 1000

What To Do With Notes Of Rs 500 And Rs 1000

To stop the spread of counterfeit notes, which is aiding terror activities from across the border, the government has decided to scrap the notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. Starting midnight, these notes will only be “worth the paper they are printed on,” he said.

A proposal for new Rs. 500 and Rs. 2,000 notes has been cleared by the Reserve Bank of India.

There will be no change in any other form of monetary exchange — cheque, DD, payment via credit or debit cards, he said.Here’s what you need to do with your Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes.

  1. Deposit them at the bank or post office from November 10 to December 30
  2. Exchange them from a bank or post office till 24 November. The limit for exchange is Rs. 4000
  3. Take Aadhaar card and Pan Card when you go to exchange notes
  4. After December 30, these can be deposited at the Reserve Bank with a declaration
  5. Tourists can change the notes at airports

Your Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes be accepted till November 11 at:

  1. Petrol Pumps and government hospitals
  2. Railway, airline, government bus  ticket booking counters
  3. Consumer co-operative stores run by state or central government
  4. Milk booths authorized by state governments
  5. Crematoriums and burial grounds

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