RBI guidelines on new Rs 2,000 note for tracking Real or fake?
Posted on 26th Dec 2016 00:00:00 in Demonetization
New note of 2000 base color is magenta 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 dimension Dimension of the banknote will be ’66 mm × 166 mm’. The denominational numeral 2,000 will be written in the Devnagari script and, in micro letters, RBI and 2,000 on the left side of the banknote. The new note will feature a see-through register with denominational numeral 2,000, which will be visible when the currency is held against light. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre.The notes will carry an image of the Mangalyaan, depicting the country's first venture into interplanetary space to celebrate India's Mars mission, the logo and tagline of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The reverse side features a motif of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).There will be a windowed security thread with the inscriptions ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari), RBIand 2,000 on banknotes with colour shift. The colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted.The guarantee clause, governor's signature with promise clause and RBI emblem have been shifted to the right in the new notes, with the portrait and electrotype watermarks appearing right next to them.There will be a ashoka pillar emblem to the right of the Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks. It will also have seven bleed lines and a rectangle as an identifying shape; as per the RBI guidelines, these are the identification and salient features for the visually impaired.According to sources, the security features of the Rs 2,000 note include latent images, coloured strip security threads and watermarks. There will also be a latent image with the denomination numeral that would be visible when the note is held at a 45-degree angle at eye level.
2000 Rupee Bank Note Features – Front Side (obverse)
1. See through register where the numeral 2,000 can be seen when note is held against light
2. Latent image of 2,000 can be seen when the note is tilted
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 on the right side
8. Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, Rs 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.
1. Horizontal rectangle with ₹2000 in raised print on the right
2. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
2000 Rupee Bank Note Features – Back Side (reverse)
1. Year of printing of the note on the left
2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
3. Language panel towards the centre
4. Motif of Mangalayan
5. Denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari