They come with high-security features, making them hard to fake. These notes are now in circulation, resulting in long queues outside ATMs all over.
This addition to the revised currency regime has aroused high curiosity, enticing the fascination of millions.
Here are 15 features of ₹2000 note
1. 66mm X 166mm in size, these notes will be smaller than the ones before.
2. The denominational numeral ‘2000’ will be written in the Devnagari script.
3. They’re a shade of magenta in colour.
4. Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ will be printed on the left.
5. A Mahatma Gandhi portrait will be present at the centre.
6. There’ll be an Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right.
7. 7 bleed lines, a rectangle as an identifying shape, the Mahatma Gandhi portrait and the Ashoka Pillar emblem come with raised printing for the visually impaired.
8. There’s a latent image with the denomination numeral that shows when held at a particular angle.
9. There’s a colour shift security thread that changes from green to blue when tilted.
10. The Guarantee Clause, governor’s signature with the Promise Clause and RBI emblem are on the right, next to the electrotype watermarks
11. A number panel that grows in size systematically, small to big, can be found on the top left and bottom right.
12. There’s a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan logo with the slogan on the reverse side of the note.
13. A print of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan, pays tribute to India’s Mars mission and first venture into interplanetary space.
14. The numeral ‘2000’ with the rupee symbol is on the bottom right and changes colour from green to blue.
15. There is also a language panel somewhere in between on the back.
These notes are being issued by the Reserve Bank of India and are being manufactured in Karnataka. 3.5 billion ₹2,000 notes have been printed already.