Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon be issuing ‘greenish yellow’ coloured Rs 20 banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, bearing the signature of Governor Shaktikanta Das. All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 20 issued by RBI in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender.
Dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm x 129 mm.
Here are some salient features of the new Rs 20 banknote:
→ See through register with denominational numeral 20
→ Denominational numeral २० in Devnagari
→ Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत ‘, ‘INDIA’ and ’20’
→ Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait
→ Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
→ Windowed demetalised security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI
→ Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
→ Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
→ Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (20) watermarks
→ The new note will has a motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting India’s cultural heritage.
→ Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
→ Year of printing of the note on the left
→ Denominational numeral २० in Devnagari.
→ Language panel