Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday it has issued Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with a new numbering pattern.
“Now, the numerals in the number Both panels of These banknotes will be in ascending size from left to right while the first three alphanumeric characters Will Remain numerical constant in size. Printing the numerals in ascending size is a visible security feature in the banknotes so that easily the overall public can distinguish a counterfeit note from a genuine one, “the Central Bank Said in a press release.
In meanwhile, All banknotes in the denomination of Rs 100 issued by the bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.
RBI Said That, in Consultation with the government, it has-been Improving security features of banknotes in order to check counterfeiting and make it easy for the public to Identify genuine banknotes.
The new numbering pattern will be Introduced in a phased manner for all other denominations, it added.