RBI will issue New Rs 100 notes of base colour lavender : Will Your Old Notes be Valid ? Find out here

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue new Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, the central bank said on Thursday.

The new denomination has Motif of ‘Rani ki vav’ on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of the note is Lavender. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse. Dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm × 142 mm.

All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 100 issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender.

The new banknote will also be smaller in dimensions (66 mm × 142 mm) compared to the currently circulated notes (73mm X 157 mm).

All Rs 100 banknotes issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will also continue to be legal tender.

As is normal, when a new design of banknote is introduced, printing and supply of these notes for distribution to public through the banking channel will gradually increase. HT


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