Old currency

Last Day to use Old Currency at various places


Today 24-Nov-16 is last day to use old currency at various places.


You Can Use Old ₹500, ₹1,000 Notes till 24 November in these Places:

  • petrol pumps
  • government hospitals
  • pharmacies
  • consumer cooperative stores
  • buying gas cylinders
  • paying utility bills
  • government milk booths; and
  • monuments maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.

These notes will also be accepted at crematoriums or burial grounds, railways.

Some of these exemptions are also available for foreign tourists and international travellers.


From today you can can withdraw ₹2000 from BigBazaar using your debit card from 260 Big Bazaar stores .


Experts say that this strategic move will help the company drive footfalls in the stores and increase their conversion rates to push sales. This in turn will help the FMCG industry as Modern trade stores, which operate on digital payments, are now vital for growth for most consumer goods as inventory piles up in cash-led traditional trade.