1. Rs 2000 currency note by RBI: 15 must-know salient features and how you can identify it

Rs 2000 currency note by RBI: 15 must-know salient features and how you can identify it

Following Modi government's move to render all existing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes useless, RBI is all set to issue a new Rs 2000 denomination currency note.

By: | Published: November 9, 2016 9:20 AM
2000 rs, 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note in india, how to identify 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note identification Rs 2000 note: RBI will issue two sets of notes, one with the inset letter ‘R’ and one without the inset letter.

Following Modi government’s move to render all existing Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes useless, RBI is all set to issue a new Rs 2000 denomination currency note. RBI will issue two sets of notes, one with the inset letter ‘R’ and one without the inset letter. Both will be legal tender money. The new Rs 2000 currency note will have the signature of RBI governor Urjit Patel. It will also have the year of printing ‘2016’ printed on the reverse of the banknote. The new note, with magenta base colour, will have a Motif of Mangalayan on the reverse. This is meant to depict India’s first venture into the interplanetary space. The dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm × 166 mm. How can you identify the correct Rs 2000 note? What are its salient features? We take a look:

Identification and salient features on the front of the Rs 2000 note, as highlighted by RBI:

1. See through register with denominational numeral 2000
2. Latent image with denominational numeral 2000
3. Denominational numeral 2000 in Devnagari
4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
5. Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ on the left side of the banknote
6. Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari), RBI and 2000 on banknotes with colour shift. Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted
7. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right
8. Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, Rs 2000 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
9. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
10. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side

2000 rs, 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note in india, how to identify 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note identification Front of the Rs 2000 note

Identification and salient features on the back of the Rs 2000 note, as highlighted by RBI:

1. Year of printing of the note on the left
2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan

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3. Language panel towards the centre
4. Motif of Mangalayan
5. Denominational numeral 2000 in Devnagari

2000 rs, 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note in india, how to identify 2000 rs note, 2000 rs note identification Rear of the Rs 2000 note

Identification and salient features on the front of the Rs 2000 note, for visually impaired, as highlighted by RBI:

1. Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, bleed lines and identity mark
2. Horizontal rectangle with Rs 2000 in raised print on the right
3. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print

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