The new 2000 Rupee Bank notes circulated from the 10th of November. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revealed the new denomination on the 8th of November, and this series of notes will be introduced with a completely new design and size (66 mm × 166 mm). This new entry of Rs 2000 is the highest denomination of currency notes released by the RBI since January 1978, when 5,000 and 10,000-rupee notes were published.
These notes are having new set of features that you should know to differentiate for fake notes.
18 Features of new 2000 Rupee Banknotes you should know:
1. There is clear Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre of the currency.
2. You can see Denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari script on new note.
3. There is Latent image with denominational numeral 2000 on the new banknote.
4. You can See the new note through register with denominational numeral 2000 which is visible when the currency is held against light.
5. There are Micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ on the left side of the banknote.
6. 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.
7. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right.
8. Denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ₹2000 in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right
9. There is the Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks.
10. The number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
11. For visually impaired there is a design incised or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, bleed lines and identity mark.
12. Horizontal rectangle with Rs. 2000 in raised print on the right.
13. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print.
14. On back of the currency year of printing of the note on the left.
15. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan at the back of note.
16. Language panel towards the centre of the reverse side of bank note.
17. A decorative image of Mangalayan on the reverse of the Rs. 2000 note.
18. On reverse of Rupee 2000 note denominational numeral २००० in Devnagari is written.