Demonetised Rs 500 notes not acceptable from 15 Dec mid-night: FinMin
Srinagar: People can use demonetised Rs 500 notes for paying utility bills or buying medicines till 15 December mid-night as the government has decided not to extend exemptions beyond December 15, a media report said on Wednesday.
At the same time, mobile recharge facility with old Rs 500 notes will not be available. However, people can deposit demonetised Rs 500 currency in their bank accounts, the report added.

“Exemptions for use of old Rs 500 notes will end on15 December  midnight,” Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das tweeted, the report added.

That means old 500 currency notes will not be acceptable at medicine shops and for paying public utility services such as payment of electricity and water bill etc, the report said.

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