The festival of Diwali is very near. You have also started cleaning your house. If you find a Rs 2000 note during Diwali cleaning, there is no need to panic. Even though banks have refused to deposit and exchange the Rs 2000 note. Still, you can exchange and deposit Rs 2000 note by going to the post office near your home. Let us also tell you what RBI Regional Director Rohit P said about this?
Insured Mail Facility
People can now send their Rs 2,000 notes to the designated region office of the Reserve Bank through insured mail to get them deposited in their bank accounts. This is an easy option for those who live away from the regional office of the Reserve Bank. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Regional Director Rohit P. said that we encourage customers to send Rs 2,000 notes to RBI through insured mail to get the amount deposited directly into their accounts in the most convenient and secure manner. This method will save those people from all the troubles that they would have to face by going to the regional office.
700 TLR in Delhi office
He said that both TLR and insured mail options are quite safe and there should be no fear in the minds of the public regarding these options. Delhi office alone has received around 700 TLR forms so far. He said that RBI is again including these two options in its communication apart from the exchange facility in its offices.
RBI had announced on May 19
On May 19, RBI had announced the withdrawal of Rs 2,000 denomination bank notes from circulation. People were given the facility to deposit these notes in banks and exchange them with notes of other denominations. According to RBI, in this way, till May 19, 2023, more than 97 percent of the total notes worth Rs 2,000 in circulation have now been returned. The deadline for exchanging these notes or depositing them in bank accounts was earlier September 30. Later this deadline was extended till October 7. Both deposit and exchange services in bank branches were stopped on 7 October.
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