By Kamalesh Giri

Let’s now learn about our new currency

To get rid of black money and to cut terror funding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that ₹500 and ₹1,000 notes are being withdrawn from November 8, 2016.
old-notesThe old ₹500 notes has replaced by new ones and ₹2,000 notes has been introduced, instead of the ₹1,000 note.

The guidelines can be seen in RBI webiste https://rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_PressReleaseDisplay.aspx?prid=38522

Features of the new ₹2,000 notes:

indian-new-2000-rupees-note

Observe:

  1. See through register with denominational numeral 2000 can be seen when the note is held against light
  2. Latent image with denominational numeral 2000, which can be seen when the banknote is held at an 45 degree angle to the eye level
  3. Denominational numeral 2000 in Devanagari script
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the centre
  5. Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’
  6. Colour shift windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘Bharat’, RBI and 2000. Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted
  7. Guarantee clause, RBI Governor’s signature with promise clause and RBI emblem towards the right
  8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
  9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
  10. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right

For the visually impaired:

  1. Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait and Ashoka Pillar emblem
  2. Horizontal rectangle with Rs. 2,000 in raised print on the right
  3. Seven angular bleed lines on the left and right sides in raised print.

Reverse

  1. Year of printing on the note
  2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  3. Language panel towards the centre
  4. Motif of Mangalyan – reflecting the country’s first venture in the interplanetary space
  5. The new notes are of the size 66mm X 166mm, smaller than the old notes, and will be available in a magenta base colour

Features of the new ₹500 notes:

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Obverse:

  1. See through register in denominational numeral
  2. Latent image of the denomination numeral
  3. Denomination numeral in Devanagari
  4. Orientation and relative position of Mahatma Gandhi portrait changed
  5. Windowed security thread changes colour from green to blue when the note is tilted
  6. Guarantee clause, RBI Governor’s signature with promise clause and the RBI emblem tilted towards the right
  7. Portrait and electrotype watermarks
  8. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
  9. Denomination in numerals with rupee symbol in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
  10. Ashoka pillar emblem on the right

For the visually impaired:

  1. Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, and Ashoka pillar emblem.
  2. Circle with Rs. 500 in raised print on the right.
  3. Five bleed lines on the left and right in raised print

Reverse

  1. Year of printing of the note on left
  2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  3. Language panel towards centre
  4. Red Fort: An image of the Indian heritage site with the Tricolour
  5. Denomination numeral in Devanagari script on right
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