The Reserve Bank of India is issuing ₹ 2000 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, without the inset letter, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing as ‘2016’ printed on the reverse of the banknote. The new denomination has Motif of Mangalayan on the reverse, depicting the country’s first venture into the interplanetary space. The base colour of the note is magenta. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse.
How to verify the originality of New 2000 rupee currency bank note?
What to look for on Front side ?
- See through register with denominational numeral 2000.
- Latent image with denominational numeral 2000.
- Denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari.
- Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre.
- Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ on the left side of the banknote
- Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’, RBI and 2000 on banknotes with colour shift. Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted.
- Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right.
- Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ₹2000 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
- Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
- Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
For visually impaired
Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, bleed lines and identity mark
- Horizontal rectangle with ₹2000 in raised print on the right
- Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
What to look for on Back side ?
- Year of printing of the note on the left
- Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
- Language panel towards the centre
- Motif of Mangalayan
- Denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari