2000 Rupees Note
The Size and Color
The size of the new Rs.2000 note is 66 mm x 166 mm and the color is Magenta.
Theme: Motif of Mangalayan
There is the image of Mangalyaan on the back of the note to display the India’s first venture in interplanetary space proudly. It also highlights the “Swachchh Bharat Abhiyaan” Logo in the bottom left.
Other Features as described on the official Ministry of Finance website.
On the front side (Observe)
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 Devanagari
4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the center
5. Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000.’
6. Colour shift windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘Bharat,’ 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. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
For visually impaired
11. Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, based and identification mark
12. Horizontal rectangle with Rs 2000 in raised print on the right
13. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
On the Reverse Side
14. Year of printing on the note
15. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
16. Language panel towards the center
17. Motif of Mangalyan – reflecting country’s first venture in the interplanetary space
New RBI Governor Signature
Both the new 500 and 2000 Rupees notes carry the signature of Urjit R Patel, who took over from Raghuram Rajan as the RBI governor earlier this year.
No “Nano GPS chip” on New Notes
RBI issues ₹2000 note in new series pic.twitter.com/7Ob2j1t6Ab
— ReserveBankOfIndia (@RBI) November 8, 2016
According to various rumors, the new notes was supposed to be equipped with a “micro nano GPS chip,” which could help tracking individual notes by way of satellite. But now, when RBI has already released the official brochures ( Link 1 and Link 2) informing about the various features of the New notes, and there is no mention of any such tracking chip. So, it’s not true.
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