RBI Issues Rs 2,000 Note in a New Series

Updated on: Jun 6th, 2024


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The Reserve Bank of India is introducing new design banknotes in the denomination of 2000 as part of Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. 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. The size of the new note is 66mm x 166m. Features of the New Rs. 2000 Note: Obverse:

  1. See through register with denominational numeral 2000 can be seen when the note is held against light.
  2. Latent image with denominational numeral 2000 which can be seen when the banknote is held at 45 degree angle at the eye level
  3. Denominational numeral 2000 in
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the centre.
  5. Micro letters “RBI” and “2000”
  6. Colour shift windowed security thread with inscriptions “भारत”, RBI and 2000. 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 towards right
  8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
  9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
  10. Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol 2000 as colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right.
  11. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right

For visually impaired: Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, bleed lines and identification mark.

  1. Horizontal rectangle with Rs. 2000 in raised print on the right
  2. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print


  1. Year of printing of the note
  2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  3. Language panel towards the centre
  4. Mark of Magalyaan – reflecting country’s first venture in the interplanetary space.
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The Reserve Bank of India is introducing new Rs. 2000 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series with Mangalyaan motif. Features include colour schemes, security features like colour-changing thread and micro-letters, and elements for visually impaired. The reverse side includes year of printing, Swachh Bharat logo, language panel, and Mangalyaan mark.

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