You might have a Rs 2000 note in your pocket which is unique, crisp and seems purple in color, like a note we have never seen before. But there’s more to it than its color and uniqueness. Introduced on 8th November 2016 by RBI, the Rs 2000 note is the highest currency of India.
Let’s find out some interesting things about new 2000 rupees note:
- Comes in the Magenta color, the size of the new note is 6.6cm x 16.6cm (66mm x 166mm).
- The note also consists a symbol of the Mangalyaan on the back side.
- If you keep the Rs. 2000 note against the light, you can see through register with denominational number 2000.
- You can also see the denominational number 2000 in Devanagari at the front side of the note.
- The note also consists the Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the Centre.
- ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ has also written on the note in the micro letters.
- You can also see RBI emblem and Governor’s signature with Promise Clause on the right.
- The note also has the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and electrotype (2000) watermarks.
- You can also see the Ashoka Pillar on the right side.
- In the back side of Rs. 2000 Note, you can find the “Swachh Bharat” logo with the slogan.
Myth about Rs 100, Rs 50 notes
In order to banish rumors, the government on Wednesday said there was no planning to ban Rs 100 and Rs 50 banknotes. Moreover, there was no intention to seal bank lockers and seize jewelry. In a wide range of tweets, the government mentioned all the “myths” that are tending after PM Narendra Modi’s announcement to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes. This decision of the government was taken to only root out the black money and corruption which has provoked confusion across the country.