Last Chance to Use Your Old Notes at Petrol Pumps, 14 Other Places

As banks struggled to dispense new currency, the government relaxed rules for public utility payments till 24 Nov.

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Last Chance to Use Your Old Notes at Petrol Pumps, 14 Other Places

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As banks struggle to cope with the rush to get alternative currency, the government has extended the use of defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to pay household utility bills, fuel, taxes and fees and purchases from co-operative stores for a limited time. Today – 24 November – is the last day.

Here are the 15 places where you can use your defunct notes:


In the last two weeks, the ruling BJP government has laboured to encourage people to adopt cashless transactions.

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In the last two days, the RBI and Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das have together made public the government’s decision to ease norms for cashless transactions.

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