Rs. 200 Bank Note from 25th August: RBI

Rs. 200 Bank Note from 25th August: RBI– For the first time Reserve Bank of India will launch Rs 200 value bank notes from 25th August 2017. The bright yellow colored currency note issued by Reserve Bank of India bearing the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R Patel and additional security features. Currently, RBI is issuing theme-based currency notes that depict India’s cultural heritage. In series of theme-based currency notes, this currency note bears the motif of Sanchi Stupa.

This launches increased the availability of lower denomination currency in the system and up to some extent, it will help to cap the dumping of higher currency notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500. Last year on 8th Nov, after demonetization about 87% higher currency notes sucked out from circulation.

Rs 200 notes in bright yellow widens RBI’s new currency

Rs. 200 Bank Note from 25th August: RBI

RBI said ‘The base color of the note is bright yellow. The new note has a dimension of 66mm x 146mm.
“Banknote has prominent features like a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the center and on the front side at the bottom right of the note the denominational numeral 200 with rupee symbol is in color changing ink from green to blue,” RBI said.
Bank Note carries some additional features for visually impaired persons. On the front side of the note, it has intaglio of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, four angular bleeds with two circles in between the lines at the right and left sides, raised identification mark ‘H’ with micro-text Rs 200. The opposite side of the banknote carried a Swachh Bharat logo and the Sanchi Stupa motif,” RBI said.
Public faced problems due to high-value of Rs 2,000 note as it is hard to get change at small shops and general store counters. Now problems of people have been expected to be resolved by introducing Rs. 200 currency note.
The RBI has also introduced another new bank note of dominance Rs.50. The bank note is in color of fluorescent blue and bearing the motif of ‘Hampi with Chariot’ that depicts India’s cultural heritage.

Specification of Rs. 50 Banknotes

  1. The base color of the note is Fluorescent Blue.
  2. It bears the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel and Mahatma Gandhi’s Portrait at the center
  3. The dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm x 135 mm.
  4. On the front side of the note Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right. On the top left side and bottom right side,
  5. Number series is in form of growing size small to big.
  6. The Year of printing is to the left on the back side of the banknote.
  7. It has a motif of Hampi with Chariot on the reverse side.
  8. 15 Languages panel.
  9. Swachh Bharat logo and its slogan.

Specification of Rs. 200 Banknotes

  1. The base color of the note is Bright Yellow.
  2. It bears the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel and Intaglio of Mahatma Gandhi’s Portrait at the center.
  3. The dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm x 146 mm.
  4. It has Motif of Sanchi Stupa on the reverse side.
  5. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right.
  6. The Year of printing is to the left on the back side of the banknote.
  7. 15 Languages panel.
  8. Swachh Bharat logo and its slogan,
  9. Ashoka Pillar emblem raised Identification Mark H with micro-text Rs 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides.

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