Govt Allows Prepaid Top-Ups Up to ₹500 in Old Notes till Dec 15
The Government today allowed pre-paid recharges up to ₹500 in old notes till December 15. This move will bring a great relief to 95% of mobile phone users who have prepaid connections.
As per the latest development, the Government extended old currency utilization exemptions till December 15th but only with old ₹500 notes. The Finance Ministry partially accepted the telecom operator’s request. With this, pre-paid mobile top-up and recharges can be a made up to a limit of ₹500 per top-up.
Hailing the statement, Mr. Rajan Mathews, Director General of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), said, “We’re happy that the government has accepted our request.”