Banknotes: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

RBI to issue new 20 Rupees denomination Banknotes

The Reserve Bank of India is all set to issue new ?20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The new note bears the signature of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor of RBI. The ?20 note is greenish-yellow in colour and has a motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. ..

Ellora Caves motif of greenish-yellow Rs 20 denomination banknotes

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently announced that it will shortly issue Rs 20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The new denomination has motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse that depicts the country’s cultural heritage. It also contains a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, with micro letters ..

RBI to issue new 100 Rupee notes with Rani Ki Vav

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue new Rs 100 denomination currency notes in the Mahatma Gandhi series. The base colour of the new denomination is lavender and contains other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme both at the observe and reverse. The dimension of the banknote will be 66m ..

New Rs 50 Banknotes to be introduced in Mahatma Gandhi Series

The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it will issue Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005. The new notes will have inset letter ‘L’, ‘R’ in both the number panels with the signature of Dr Urjit R.Patel. The year of printing ‘2016’ will be printed on the reverse of the banknote. ..

Central Government to launch plastic currency notes

Central Government will soon launch plastic currency notes in place of paper notes to deal with counterfeiting. The bank notes will be made of plastic or polymer substrate for which the process of procurement has been initiated. It was in February 2014 that the government had informed the Parliament that it plans to introduce 1 ..