Indians Can Carry Only Up To Rs 25,000 to Nepal, Bhutan: RBI

RBI allowed Indians to carry high value denomination notes while travelling to Nepal, Bhutan with a cap of Rs 25,000.

Published: 22nd January 2015 10:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd January 2015 10:11 PM   |  A+A-


MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank today allowed Indians to carry high value denomination notes while travelling to Nepal and Bhutan with a cap of Rs 25,000 on the total amount.      

Indian citizens can now travel to the neighbouring countries with Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes as well, RBI said.      

Earlier, they were allowed to carry notes of only up to Rs 100 denomination, but there was no limit on the amount of money one could carry.      

The necessary amendments have been carried out in the regulations to permit this, the RBI said in a statement.      

Under the Narendra Modi administration, there is a stronger focus on the engagement with the neighbours. Among the first foreign visits by the Prime Minister was to Bhutan and Nepal.

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