The Reserve Bank will shortly issue banknotes of Rs 1000 denominations with inset letter ‘R’ in both the number panels.
The banknotes will also have on the obverse, all the other security features, including ascending size of numerals, bleed lines and enlarged identification mark, RBI said in a release.
The banknotes bearing signature of RBI Governor Raghuram G Rajan, will also have the year of printing ‘2016’ printed on the reverse, it added.
“The design of these banknotes notes to be issued now is similar in all respects to the Rs 1000 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi Series – 2005 issued earlier”, it said further.
- Yes, RBI will shortly issue new Rs 50 currency note
- Is this the new Rs 50 currency note the RBI plans to introduce soon?
- RBI to soon put new Rs 100 banknotes in circulation
- RBI to issue new Rs 100 notes soon, old notes will continue to be legal tender
- Rs 1000 notes: Here is what’s new and how it will make a difference
- Raghuram Rajan signed Rs 1,000 banknotes from RBI in a bank near you shortly
All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 1000 issued by RBI in the past, including Rs 1000 denomination banknotes with ascending size of numerals in the number panels but without bleed lines and enlarged identification mark, will continue to be legal tender, said the RBI release.