New 500, 2000 Note Features, Dimensions, Identification: The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi made a historic decision on Tuesday. In order to fight black money and curb terrorism, PM Modi announced that currently used Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes will be discontinued effective midnight.
The note of Rupees 1000 and 500 denominations will be abolished starting at the night of November 8, 2016. From November 10, the new Indian currency notes of 500 and 2000 rs will be circulated. In the meantime, people can use old banned notes at government hospitals, petrol pumps, and CNG gas stations.
New 500, 2000 Note Features
Moreover, they can exchange them at any bank or post office. According to Modi, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will start circulating the new notes of 2000 and Rs 500 very soon. Check bout the complete details regarding the new Rs 500 and 2000 rupees notes on this page.
Below are all the features of new Rs. 2000 notes.
The new currency note of 2000 rupees will have an image of the Mangalyaan celebrating the success of India’s Mars mission. Also, it will have the following identification marks. The size of new note is 66mm x 166mm.
- See through register with denominational numeral 2000 can be seen when the note is held against light
- Latent image with denominational numeral 2000 which can be seen when the banknote is held at 45 degree angle at the eye level
- Denominational numeral 2000 in Devanagari
- Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the centre
- Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’
- 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
- Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right
- Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
- Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
- Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
For visually impaired
- Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, based and identification mark
- Horizontal rectangle with Rs 2000 in raised print on the right
- Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
- Year of printing on the note
- Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
- Language panel towards the centre
- Motif of Mangalyan – reflecting country’s first venture in the interplanetary space
Features of New Rs 500 notes are as follows.
The size of new note is 63mm x 150 mm.
- See through register in denominational numeral.
- Latent image of the denomination numeral.
- Denomination numeral in Devanagari.
- Orientation and relative position of Mahatma Gandhi portrait changed.
- Windowed security thread changes colour from green to blue when note is tilted.
- Guarantee clause, Governor’s signature with promise clause and RBI emblem tilted towards right.
- Portrait and electrotype watermarks.
- Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
- Denomination in numerals with rupee symbol in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right.
- Ashoka pillar emblem on the right.
For visually impaired:
- Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka pillar emblem, based and identification mark.
- 11. Circle with Rs 500 in raise print on the right.
- 12. Five bleed lines on left and right in raised print.
- Year of printing of the note on left.
- Swachh Bharat logo with slogan.
- Language panel towards centre.
- Red Fort- an image of Indian heritage site with Indian flag.
- Denomination numeral in Devanagari on right.
ATMs, at some places, will remain closed on two days, November 9 and 10. After that, people can withdraw only up to Rs. 2000 and later on, the withdrawal limit will be extended up to Rs. 4000.
Banks are doing such things in order to maintain the cash requirement across the nation. However, there isn’t any limit on the non-cash payments and transactions.New 500, 2000 Note Features, Dimensions, Identification