RBI/2016-17/129
DCM (Plg) No.1272/10.27.00/2016-17

Dated: November 13, 2016

The Chairman / Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer,
Public Sector Banks / Private Sector Banks/ Private Sector Banks/ Foreign Banks
Regional Rural Banks / Urban Co-operative Banks / State Co-operative Banks

Dear Sir,

Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of existing ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- Bank Notes – Revision in limits

Please refer to our Circular No.DCM (Plg) No.1226/10.27.00/2016-17 dated November 08, 2016 on the captioned subject. On a review, certain modifications have been brought in the limits which are as under:

  1. The limit for exchange of Specified Bank Notes, over the counter has been increased from the existing ₹ 4000/- to ₹ 4500.
  2. The daily limit on withdrawal from ATMs has been increased from the existing ₹ 2000/- to ₹ 2500/- per day in the recalibrated ATMs, other ATMs will continue to dispense ₹ 50 and ₹ 100 bank notes until they are re-calibrated.
  3. The weekly limit of ₹ 20000/- for withdrawal from bank accounts has been increased to ₹ 24000 and the daily limit of ₹ 10000/- per day stands withdrawn.

2. The last date for submission of the annual life certificate for the government pensioners which is to be submitted in November every year has been extended upto January 15, 2017.

3. Banks are advised to make arrangements for separate queues for Senior citizens and Divyang (disabled) persons. Similarly, separate queues should also be arranged for those who come to exchange SBN for cash and those who come to deposit into bank accounts.

4. Banks are advised to increase the Business Correspondents’ limit of dispensing cash to ₹ 2500/- for withdrawal from bank accounts.

5. The above modifications take immediate effect.

6. Please acknowledge receipt.

Yours faithfully,

(P Vijaya Kumar)
Chief General Manager


MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Economic Affairs)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 13th November, 2016

S.O. 3446(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 26 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (2 of 1934), the Central Government hereby amends the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs number S.O. 3407(E) dated the 8th November, 2016 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) dated the 8th November, 2016, namely:—

1. In the said notification, in paragraph 2,—

(a) in clause (i), for the words, letters and figures “value of Rs. 4000/-”, the words, letters and figures “value of Rs. 4500/-” shall be substituted;

(b) clause (ii) shall be omitted;

(c) in clause (vi), for the words, letters and figures “shall be restricted to Rs.10,000/- per day subject to an overall limit of Rs. 20,000/- a week from the date of commencement of this notification”, the words, letters and figures “shall be restricted to Rs. 24,000/- a week” shall be substituted;

(d) after clause (viii), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:—

“Provided that on and from the date of commencement of this notification, withdrawal limit from any ATM including White Label ATM, which has been recalibrated to dispense the denomination of bank notes of the value of Rs. 500/- and Rs. 2000/-, shall be Rs. 2,500/- per day per card upto 18th November, 2016 and any ATM or White Lebel ATM which has not been recalibrated shall continue to dispense Rs.100/- or Rs.50/- until recalibrated.”.

2. In the said notification, in paragraph 3, clause (5) shall be omitted.

[F. No. 10/03/2016-Cy. I] Dr. SAURABH GARG, Jt. Secy.

Note : The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) vide notification number S.O. 3407(E) dated the 8th November, 2016 and subsequently corrected vide notification number S.O. 3418(E) dated the 9th November, 2016.


List of Related Notification by Ministry of Finance is as follows :-

Title Notification No. Date
Notification relaxing cash withdrawal for farmers & for Wedding S.O. 3480(E) 17/11/2016
Notification relaxing cash withdrawal by APMC Traders & Change in Cash Exchange Limit S.O. 3479(E) 17/11/2016
Notification relaxing cash withdrawal for farmers & for Wedding S.O. 3480(E) 17/11/2016
Notification relaxing cash withdrawal by APMC Traders & Change in Cash Exchange Limit S.O. 3479(E) 17/11/2016
No Change in ATM Cash withdrawal Limit from 19.11.2016 S.O. 3449(E) 14/11/2016
Exemptions for acceptance of old Rs. 500 & 1000 notes to continue till 24.11.2016 S.O. 3448(E) 14/11/2016
Exceptions to withdrawal of ₹ 500 & ₹ 1000 Banknotes S.O. 3447(E). 13/11/2016
RBI Increases Daily / Weekly / ATM Cash withdrawal limit S.O. 3446(E) 13/11/2016
Exemptions to cancellation of Rs. 500 & 1000 notes to continue till 14.11.2016 S.O. 3445(E). 11/11/2016
Govt notifies withdrawal of bank notes of ₹ 500 & 1000 S.O. 3418(E) 08/11/2016
Govt notifies denomination of ₹ 2000 Bank note S.O. 3417(E) 09/11/2016
Use old 500 & 1000 notes on Toll Plaza, for LPG Cylinder etc. S.O. 3416(E) 09/11/2016
Old demonitised notes can be used to pay Govt Tax, Fees & Penalty S.O. 3429(E). 10/11/2016
Govt notifies denomination of ₹ 2000 Bank note S.O. 3409(E) 08/11/2016
Exceptions to withdrawal of ₹ 500 & ₹ 1000 Banknotes S.O. 3408(E) 08/11/2016
Govt notifies withdrawal of bank notes of ₹ 500 & 1000 S.O. 3407(E) 08/11/2016

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One response to “RBI Increases Daily / Weekly / ATM Cash withdrawal limit”

  1. R VENKATARAMAN says:

    for deposits of old notes into the bank is it necessary for the account holder to come personally. can he send the deposit slip and cash with copy of identity (Pan card) through a friend. I am asking this because I am 90 years old

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