Over 72% Zomato cash on delivery orders paid with Rs 2000 notes post RBI announcement
New Delhi : A day after Reserve Bank of India asked people to submit their Rs 2000 currency notes back in the banks, food delivery service Zomato claimed that more than 72 per cent of their cash of delivery orders were paid by Rs 2000 currency note.
Soon after the RBI announcement, people have been trying to dispose off their Rs 2000 denomination currency notes in all possible manners. However, the financial institution has made it clear that the Rs 2000 currency note will remain legal tender even after the deadline to submit them in the banks.
Earlier, Zomato had shared a meme on social media taking a dig at the RBI's decision on Rs 2000 currency note.
Rs 2000 currency note demonetisation
In an announcement, RBI has announced that they have stopped printing Rs 2000 currency notes since 2019. Now, to stop the usage of it, the financial body has claimed to take it off the circulation in the market. For the same, people have been asked to exchange or deposit their currency notes by September 30, 2023.
However, there is a limit of Rs 20,000 per transaction on the exchange.
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also cleared that Rs 2000 notes will continue to be a legal lender, after the Central bank’s announcement that the notes will be withdrawn from circulation. He also urged people not to rush the banks and can exchange it in the ample time duration of up to September 30, 2023.