New Delhi, Nov 14: The government has extended use of old defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for paying household utility bills, fuel, taxes and fees and purchases from co-operative stores till November 24.
As banks struggled to give alternate currency, the deadline was extended by another 72 hours.
That deadline was to end at midnight tonight, but has now been extended till November 24, official sources, said.
Old defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be used to buy fuel
Old defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be used to buy petrol, diesel and gas at the stations operating under the authorisation of public sector oil marketing companies.
Old notes can be used for purchase of air tickets
Use defunct currency notes at ticketing counters at airports for purchase of tickets.
Railway to accept old currency notes for ticketing, catering
Use your old currency notes for railway ticketing and railway catering.
Rs500, Rs1000 notes to be used to buy LPG gas cyclinders
It can be for payments on purchases LPG gas cylinders.
Govt hospitals, pharmacies in Government hospitals accepting old notes for buying medicines with doctor's prescription.
Old currency notes cane bus used for making payments in Government hospitals for medical treatment and pharmacies in Government hospitals for buying medicines with doctor's prescription.
Tickets for travel by suburban and metro rail services can be purchased by using old notes
For making payments for purchasing tickets for travel by suburban and metro rail services.