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Rs 100 notes soon to be in circulation, says RBI

"The Reserve Bank will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005, with the inset letter R in both the number panels, bearing the signature of Dr Urjit R Patel, Governor, RBI," the apex bank said in a notification

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 4 Feb 2017 6:33 AM GMT

Rs 100 notes soon to be in circulation, says RBI
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Rs 100 notes soon to be in circulation, says Reserve Bank of India
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New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it will soon put into circulation new Rs 100 banknotes, similar to the design of the ones in Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005.

"The Reserve Bank will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005, with the inset letter R in both the number panels, bearing the signature of Dr Urjit R Patel, Governor, RBI," the apex bank said in a notification.

The RBI, however, stated that all the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 100 issued by the Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.

Design of the new notes:

  • Design of these banknotes to be issued now are similar in all respects to the Rs 100 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi Series- 2005 issued earlier.
  • The year of printing '2017' will be on the reverse of the banknote.
  • There would be ascending size of numerals in the number panels, bleed lines, and enlarged identification mark on the obverse.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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