Published On : Tue, Nov 22nd, 2016

Notes of new Rs 500 hit many banks in Nagpur city


Nagpur: Many customers were pleasantly surprised when the banks disbursed new five hundred notes along with notes of Rs 100 denomination.

The new Rs. 500 is of the size is 63mm x 150mm, colour is stone grey with Red Fort and Mahatma Gandhi’s image on each side.

The Features include:

  1. See through register in denomination numeral
  2. Latent image of the denomination numeral
  3. Denomination numeral in Devnagari script
  4. Orientation of Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait changed
  5. Windowed security thread changes from green to blue when note is tilted
  6. Guarantee clause, Governor’s signature, RBI emblem shifted towards right
  7. Portrait and electrotype watermarks
  8. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on top left and bottom right sides
  9. Denomination in numerals with Rupee symbol in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
  10. Emblem of Ashoka Pillar on right

For visually impaired:

  1. Circle with Rs. 500 in raised print on the right
  2. Bleed lines on left and right in raised print.

However, many banks have not yet received the notes for disbursement. The note is still a matter of curiosity and inquisitiveness.