2000 Note Last Date: The Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for exchanging Rs 2000 notes. Its deadline was ending on September 30, but just before that, RBI issued a circular extending the deadline for exchanging or depositing notes by a week.
Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for exchanging Rs 2000 notes. You will be able to change it now till October 7. The Reserve Bank has taken a big decision and given relief to the people. Earlier, the deadline for exchanging or depositing Rs 2000 notes was ending on 30th September i.e. today itself. RBI has extended it by another week. After the decision of RBI, now you will be able to exchange or deposit Rs 2000 notes by going to banks till 7 October 2023.
New Extended Deadline for 2000 Note
This is a big relief for those people who have not been able to exchange Rs 2000 notes till now. With this, people have now got an additional time of one week to exchange the notes. RBI has issued a circular related to this. According to the RBI circular, even if you are not able to exchange the notes after October 7, 2023, you do not need to worry. You can exchange those remaining notes by visiting 19 regional offices of RBI. However, you have to keep in mind that you will not be able to exchange more than Rs 20 thousand notes at a time. In such a situation, to avoid any problem, go to the bank to exchange it or deposit it before the deadline.
Let us tell you that for a long time people were demanding extension of the deadline. Its last date was 30 September. Even before the deadline, RBI has issued a notification announcing extension of the last date. The Reserve Bank has said in its notification that on the basis of review, it has decided to give additional time of one week. According to the RBI circular, Rs 2000 notes will remain legal tender as before, but can be used for transactions. According to RBI, till now 96 percent of Rs 2000 notes have been returned.
What will happen after October 7th
The last deadline to exchange Rs 2000 notes is 7th October. If anyone still has Rs 2000 note left, it can be exchanged from 19 regional offices of RBI. It is noteworthy that after demonetization, Rs 2,000 note came into the market in November 2016. This note did not last long. Printing of Rs 2000 notes was stopped in the year 2018-19 itself. Gradually it stopped being dispensed from the ATM also.