Reserve Bank of India

Press Releases

Date : Nov 08, 2016

Issue of ₹ 2000 Banknotes

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 2000 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, without the inset letter, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing ‘2016’ printed on the reverse of the banknote. The new denomination has Motif of Mangalayan on the reverse, depicting the country’s first venture into the interplanetary space. The base colour of the note is magenta. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse.rs-2000-currency-note-front-side

rs-2000-currency-note-back-side

The salient features of the banknotes will be as under:

Obverse (Front) Obverse (Front) Reverse (Back)
1. See through register with denominational numeral 2000
2. Latent image with denominational numeral 2000
3. Denominational numeral २००० 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 ‘भारत’, 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, ₹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
For visually impaired
Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, bleed lines and identity mark
11. Horizontal rectangle with ₹2000 in raised print on the right
12. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
13. Year of printing of the note on the left
14. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
15. Language panel towards the centre
16. Motif of Mangalayan
17. Denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari

Dimension of the banknote will be
66 mm × 166 mm

Alpana Killawala
Principal Adviser

Press Release : 2016-2017/1144


Press Releases

Date : Nov 08, 2016

Issue of ₹ 2000 banknotes with inset letter ‘R’

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 2000 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, with the inset letter ‘R’, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing ‘2016’ printed on the reverse of the banknote.

rs-2000-currency-note-front-side-with-inset-letter-r

rs-2000-currency-note-back-side-with-inset-letter-r

The design of these notes to be issued now is similar in all respects to the ₹ 2000 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series which was notified through Press Release No. 1144 dated November 08, 2016.

The banknotes issued earlier vide Press Release No. 1144 dated November 08, 2016. will continue to be legal tender.

Alpana Killawala
Principal Adviser

Press Release : 2016-2017/1145


Features of Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series Bank Notes -Salient features of Rs.  2000/- Bank Note

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One response to “All about New Rs. 2000 Banknotes issued by RBI”

  1. Lalatendu Samantaray says:

    Very good information on the new Currency Notes.. This will certainly counter the Hoax propaganda of NGC Notes.

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