RBI to launch new Rs 20 notes
RBI to issue new Rs 20 denomination banknotes, this is what they look like
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced that it will shortly issue RS 20
s. denomination banknotes, in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series, bearing the signature of the central bank's governor Shaktikanta Das.
The central bank said in a statement. "The new banknote has a motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting the country's cultural heritage," the RBI added.
All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs.s 20 issued by the RBI in the earlier series will also continue to be legal tender, it further clarified.
While the base colour of the note will have be Greenish Yellow, it will have “other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse”.The dimension of the new Rs 20 note will be 63 mm x 129 mm, the statement said.
At the same time, the press release also clarified that the previous banknotes in the denomination of Rs 20 issued by the RBI will continue to be legal tender.
On the reverse, the notes will carry the year of printing on the left, the Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan, the customary language panel, and a motif of the Ellora caves.
RBI To Issue New Rs.s 20 Notes: Here Are 10 Things To Know
1. The new Rs.s 20 note has designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse (front) and reverse (back).
2. The dimension of the new Rss. 20 note is 63 mm x 129 mm, RBI said in its statement.
3. The obverse side of the note contains a see-through register with denominational numeral 100
4. The observe side of new Rs.s 20 note also contains a latent image with the numeral and also a Devanagari version of the same.
5. It also contains a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, with micro letters ''RBI'', ''Bharat'', ''India'' and ''20'', along with a guarantee clause, Governor''s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards the right of Gandhi''s portrait, RBI further said.
6. On the right side of the portrait are -- an Ashoka Pillar emblem and electrotype (20) watermarks.
7. The number panel with numerals growing from small to big appears on the top left side and bottom right side.
8. On the reverse, the notes carry the year of printing on the left.
9. The Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan also appears on the reverse side.