Petrol pumps to continue to accept card payments till January 13
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Monday, January 09, 2017
New Delhi: Petrol pumps have conceded their choice to not decision to not accept cards payments from Monday as banks have put off their choice to charge fuel retailers an exchange expense till January 13.
The All India Petroleum Dealers Association (AIPDA) said that a portion of the banks like HDFC educated the affiliation that they will charge 1% on all Mastercard exchanges and 0.25% to 1% on all platinum card exchanges from January 9.
Strikingly, banks in this way, have not switched the choice, but rather just conceded charging the expense known as the dealer rebate rate, after the administration's mediation on Sunday.
However, clients paid an exchange expense alongside an additional charge for purchasing fuel with charge or Mastercards before the note boycott, keeping in mind the end goal to advance cashless exchanges, the RBI had exempted clients from paying these charges at petrol pumps, bringing about banks bearing the weight.
Presently, the banks need to demand the charges again and pass on the weight to fuel retailers as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) roundabout on December 16, 2016, does not say recouping these charges from clients.