The Government of India is soon going to release new Rs. 1 currency note as per a report by Livemint. The Rs. 1 note will be printed by the Ministry of Finance, unlike the other denomination notes which are printed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
“The new one rupee denomination notes shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette, i.e. 7 February 2020,” read the e-gazette.
Here is all you need to know about the note.
The new note will sport ‘Bharat Sarkar’ written above the words ‘Government of India’ and will have the bilingual signature of Atanu Chakraborty, Secretary, Ministry of Finance.
The note will also have a replica of Rs. 1 coin and will carry the ‘₹’ symbol of 2020 issued with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ and capital inset letter ‘L’ in numbering panel.
As far as the reverse side is concerned, the same will showcase ‘Bharat Sarkar’ written above ‘Government of India’. The note will be rectangular in size with 9.7 x 6.3 cm in dimensions
The colour of the Rs. 1 coin as per the report will be pink green on observe and reverse in combination with others. In addition, the back of the note will also have the value of the note written in fifteen Indian languages. The ‘ ₹’ symbol will have the design of grains to flaunt the agricultural dominance of the country.
Quoted from Livemint, “There will be multi tonal watermarks in the new one rupee denomination notes like Ashoka Pillar in the window without words ‘ Satyamev Jayate’, hidden numeral ‘1’ in the centre, and hidden word ‘Bharat’ vertically arranged on the right hand side”.