RBI soon to issue new Rs 100 notes

KalingaTV News Network

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon issue New lavender-coloured Rs. 100 currency notes as part of the revised design series introduced after demonetisation in 2016.

“The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series,” the RBI said in a statement on Thursday.

The new note will feature the motif of the ‘Rani Ki Vav’ stepwell in Gujarat, as well as the Swachh Bharat logo and slogan. Rani Ki Vav is a memorial built in Patan, Gujarat for the 11th-century king Bhima.

Key features in the new Rs 100 notes are as follows:


  1. See through register with denominational numeral 100
  2. Latent image with denominational numeral 100
  3. Denominational numeral 100 in Devnagari
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
  5. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari), ‘India’ and ‘100’
  6. Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari and RBI with colour shift; 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 of Mahatma Gandhi portrait
  8. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
  9. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (100) watermarks
  10. Number panel with numerals in ascending font on the top left side and bottom right side
  11. For visually impaired intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised triangular identification mark with micro-text 100, four angular bleed lines both on the right and left sides



  1. Year of printing of the note on the left
  2. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  3. Language panel
  4. Motif of ‘Rani Ki Vav’
  5. Denominational numeral 100 in Devnagari




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