Features Of New Rs 500 and 2000 Note: Dimensions and Identification Marks of New Indian Currency Rupees Notes [Images]

Old Rs 500 & 1000 Notes Banned: Images of New Rs 500, 2000 Indian Currency
New 500, 2000 Note Features, Dimensions, Identification

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.


  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 45 degree angle at the eye level
  3. Denominational numeral 2000 in Devanagari
  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, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards 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 visually impaired

  1. Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, based and identification 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


  1. Year of printing on the note
  2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  3. Language panel towards the centre
  4. Motif of Mangalyan – reflecting country’s first venture in the interplanetary space
Rs 2000 note image

Features of New Rs 500 notes are as follows.

The size of new note is 63mm x 150 mm.


  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 note is tilted.
  6. Guarantee clause, Governor’s signature with promise clause and RBI emblem tilted towards 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 visually impaired:

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


  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 Indian heritage site with Indian flag.
  5. Denomination numeral in Devanagari on right.
500 rs note image

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

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  1. I like the note because भारत मे काला धन और जाली नोटों का कारोवार खत्म होगा और काला धन का उजागर होगा । प्रधान मत्रीं को इस कठोर फैसले के लिए बहूत बहुत धयंवाद ।!!!!!!!!

  2. He dission achha hair lekin abhi amm admit jara dukh bhugtenge kyunki ghar chalane kelie paisa nahi yoga to modi ji ko thoda aur time Dene chaithe or 9&10 KO bank khola rakhna tha

    • Nhi bhai bilkul thik kiya agar pehle se worning de Di jaati to all most log jinke paas 500 , 1000 k note tho WO change kr dete isliye modi ji ne bilkul thik kiya h u r a very good leader modi ji thanku so much for this

  3. भारत के भविष्य के लिए एक अच्छा कदम और चोरों पर लगाम कसने की तैयारी | इसे कहते हैं START UP.

  4. muze bahut khusi h ki PM modi ne itna bda fesla liya h agr iska notis pehle jaari kr diya hota to Sara black money white money mai bdal jata isliy mera PM modi ko lakh lakh bdhai ki unhone last time PR iski jaankari di. mai salut krta hu apne PM ko.

    • Hamare primanister sri Narindra Modi ji ne jo faishla leya hai aapne Hindustan ke logo ke leyea hum unki Izzat karte hain or Boohat kush hain ke aab hamara desh taraqqi ki taraf jaiga

  5. Very good decision for the country economy as well as control of black marketing. Prices will come low due to this decision.

  6. I appreciate such step of modi ji who did such a fabulous job smartly to curb anti national activity done by tratiors on our soil………..

  7. Modi jee your dicision is so
    Good because duplicate is always coming and black money will came out
    Thanks thanks thsnks

  8. I support my govt n Honorable prime minister Mr narendra modi having a strong decision against black money ..m proud as an Indian

  9. He is very good decision.

    Some of people is facing many problem but they are mange.

    The some people not paying tax he will very big problem facing in last few days.

    He will change the currency it good decision.

  10. i am very proved of you ji,
    this action do not stop only in money exchange system,but want to takes action to many more department to affecting Indian economy ,illegal trade,medical field transaction,educational institution,revenue department etc.,

    now our PM enters the poor soul………….
    wish you all the best ji
    jai hind.

  11. Ham aabhari he modi ji ke jinho ne ye kadam uthaya he ab black money valo ki kher nahi….
    Thode din kathinayo ka samna kar na padega lekin jo ho raha he sahi ho raha he
    Thanks modi ji

  12. A Salute to Modi ji for his great eferts, boldness that does not have words to be written dowm.

    Thanks Modiji

  13. Modi ji aitihasik kadam se desh ki janata gourwanwit hai. Aaj ek ahsaas ho raha hai ki amiri aur garibi khai pategi. salam modi……..

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