Currency Features of Rs500 and Rs2000 Notes: Daily Current Affairs Notes

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In order to make the country corruption free and curb black money, the PM of India Shree Narendra Modi discontinued the currency of Rs1000 and Rs500 from circulation and replacing it with a new currency of Rs2000 and Rs500. The new currency notes have so many interesting facts and features like colour, dimensions, language etc. One question on the dimension of new notes was also asked in the Bank of Baroda Exam held recently. So, it becomes important to know about the details of new currency notes of RBI. Here are the details of new currency notes of Rs2000 and Rs500:

Rs500 Note
The new Rs500 notes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series are different from the previous series in colour, size, theme, location of security features and design elements. The size of the new note is 66mm x 150mm. The colour of the notes is stone grey and the predominant new theme is Indian heritage site - Red Fort. Denomination numeral is in Devnagari. Guarantee clause, Governor's signature, RBI emblem shifted towards right. Ashoka pillar emblem is on right. 15 languages are written on the reverse side of Note. For visually impaired, Circle with Rs. 500 in raised print on the right and Bleed lines on left and right in raised print.  Swachh Bharat logo with slogan is on the reverse side of the Note. 

Rs2000 Note
The Reserve Bank of India has introduced new design banknotes in the denomination of Rs2000 as part of Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The size of the new note is 66mm x 166mm. The new denomination has motif of the Mangalyaan on the reverse, depicting the country's first venture in interplanetary space. The base colour of the note is magenta. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both on the obverse and the reverse. Denomination numeral is in Devnagari.  For visually impaired, Rectangle with Rs.2,000 in raised print on right and Seven angular bleed lines in raised print. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan is on the reverse side of the Note.


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