The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is soon going to issue Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, having the signature of the honourable Governor of RBI, Urjit R. Patel, This info being said in a press release issued today.
The base colour of the note is fluorescent blue and it is portraying Our country’s heritage culture through a motif of Hampi with Chariot on the reverse. The note also has geometric patterns and other designs complementing to the overall colour scheme of the note. According to RBI, In the year end, they would most probably issue the new currency notes of both Rs. 50 and Rs. 20.
However, “All the old Rs 50 banknotes issued by RBI earlier will continue to be legal tender.” The dimension of the new note will be 66 mm x 135 mm.
Following are some prominent features of the new Rs. 50 note:
- Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre.
- Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right.
- The denominational numeral in Devanagari.
- Micro letters ‘RBI’, BHARAT in Devnagri, ‘INDIA’ and ’50’.
- Windowed demetallized security thread with inscriptions ‘BHARAT’ in Devnagri and RBI.
- Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards the right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait.
- Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
- See through register with denominational numeral 50.
And following are the noteworthy things on the other side of the note i.e. Reverse:
- Year of printing of the note on the left.
- Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan.
- Language panel.
- The motif of Hampi with Chariot.
- Denominational numeral 50 in Devnagari.