India

New Rs 200 note launched by RBI: Here are its top features

New Rs 200 note launched by RBI: Here are its top features

New Rs 200 note launched by RBI: Here are the top features of the new denomination note

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday announced that a new denomination of Rs 200 will enter the banking system beginning August 25, 2017. In a statement issued, a day after the Finance Ministry confirmed the new denomination, the central bank said the new currency denomination and design would help in bettering transactions, in the replacement of soiled banknotes, inflation as well as in the need for combating counterfeiting. The note is yellowish-orange in colour.

Here’s a quick look at the features of the new note:

* For the visually impaired, the new ₹ 200 note will have intaglio or raised printing of the Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, the raised identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides.

* The new ₹ 200 note will be in the dimensions of 66 mm × 146 mm

* On the front, the new ₹ 200 note will have a see through register with denominational numeral 200. A latent image with denominational numeral 200 and a Rs 200 in Devanagari. The portrait of Mahatma Gandhi will be at the centre

* Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘200’

* Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI with colour shift. The colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted

* The Guarantee Clause, the RBI Governor’s signature along with the Promise Clause and the RBI emblem towards the right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait

* Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ₹ 200 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right

* The Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right and the Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (200) watermarks

* Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side

On the reverse, the new ₹200 note will have:

* Year of printing of the note on the left. It will also have the Swachh Bharat logo along with the slogan

* The language panel

* Motif of the Sanchi Stupa

* Denominational numeral २०० in Devnagari

Online Source: The Indian Express

India

More in India

Donald Trump-PM Modi meet agenda: Asia, Ivanka trip

Donald Trump-PM Modi meet agenda: Asia, Ivanka trip

The Indian TelegraphNovember 13, 2017
Six women, one 56-ft sailboat, around the world

Six women, one 56-ft sailboat, around the world

The Indian TelegraphNovember 9, 2017
One Pollutant Alone Killed 5 Lakh Indians In 2015: Report

One Pollutant Alone Killed 5 Lakh Indians In 2015: Report

The Indian TelegraphOctober 31, 2017
Delhi Auto Thief Had Plastic Surgery To Evade Cops. Caught After 4 Years

Delhi Auto Thief Had Plastic Surgery To Evade Cops. Caught After 4 Years

The Indian TelegraphOctober 23, 2017
Thick haze, ‘very poor’ air quality in Delhi-NCR after Diwali celebrations

Thick haze, ‘very poor’ air quality in Delhi-NCR after Diwali celebrations

The Indian TelegraphOctober 20, 2017
Diwali 2017: Significance Of Diwali Or Deepawali, The Festival Of Lights

Diwali 2017: Significance Of Diwali Or Deepawali, The Festival Of Lights

The Indian TelegraphOctober 16, 2017
Diwali festival without fireworks? Supreme Court says yes

Diwali festival without fireworks? Supreme Court says yes

The Indian TelegraphOctober 10, 2017
Vijay Mallya granted bail after arrest

Vijay Mallya granted bail after arrest: All you need to know about the case

The Indian TelegraphOctober 4, 2017
Taj Mahal

What is the Taj Mahal – UP tourism department controversy all about?

The Indian TelegraphOctober 4, 2017
In Heavy Mumbai Rain, Schools To Be Shut Today, Flights Hit

In Heavy Mumbai Rain, Schools To Be Shut Today, Flights Hit

The Indian TelegraphSeptember 20, 2017
Indians can live 4 years longer if air meets WHO norms

Indians can live 4 years longer if air meets WHO norms

The Indian TelegraphSeptember 12, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murder: Besides anger, grief, nationwide call for justice

Gauri Lankesh murder: Besides anger, grief, nationwide call for justice

The Indian TelegraphSeptember 7, 2017
BRICS Declaration

BRICS Declaration Names Pakistan-Based Terror Groups For The First Time

The Indian TelegraphSeptember 4, 2017
Dera chief filed 30 pleas in HC against trial court orders

Dera chief filed 30 pleas in HC against trial court orders

The Indian TelegraphAugust 28, 2017
UP floods: Death toll rises to 82; 25 districts affected

UP floods: Death toll rises to 82; 25 districts affected

The Indian TelegraphAugust 23, 2017
India, China Cannot Defeat Each Other, Says Dalai Lama

India, China Cannot Defeat Each Other, Says Dalai Lama

The Indian TelegraphAugust 14, 2017
Doklam standoff: Sushma meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister, Chinese Navy eyes Indian Ocean to extend reach

Doklam standoff: Sushma meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister, Chinese Navy eyes Indian Ocean to extend reach

The Indian TelegraphAugust 12, 2017
Seven weeks into standoff: China steps up troop presence at Doklam

Seven weeks into standoff: China steps up troop presence at Doklam

The Indian TelegraphAugust 10, 2017

India has maximum number of selfie deaths in world: Reports

The Indian TelegraphJuly 7, 2017
Stop terror attacks being launched from your soil, India, US tell Pakistan

Stop terror attacks being launched from your soil, India, US tell Pakistan

The Indian TelegraphJune 27, 2017
ONLINE VISITOR VISA LODGEMENT FOR INDIAN NATIONALS

ONLINE VISITOR VISA LODGEMENT FOR INDIAN NATIONALS

The Indian TelegraphJune 19, 2017