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Features of the New Rs 500 Notes and Changes that all you need to know

Appreciate to PM Modi for taking a bold decision on scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes from Wednesday and the move as surgical strike against black money, fake currency and corruption from country. Prime Minister Modi also announced that new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 will be introduced. Take a look at the New Rs 500 Notes and features that all you need to know here.

Now your Rs 500 notes in a new design, colour, size, theme and location

RBI issues Rs 500 notes in a new series. The new Rs 500 notes are different from the present series in colour, size, theme and location of security features and design elements. The size of the new note is 63mm * 150mm. The colour of the new Rs 500 notes is stone grey and the predominant new theme is Indian heritage site – Red Fort.

Features of the New Rs 500 Notes and what are the changes.

Obverse changes of new rs 500 notes:


See through register in denomination numeral


Latest image of the denomination numeral


Denomination numeral in Devnagari


Orientation and relative position of Mahatma Gandhi portrait changed


Windowed security thread changes colour from green to blue when note is tilted


Guarantee clauses. Governor’s signature with promise clause and RBI emblem shifted towards right


Potrait and electrotype watermarks


Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side


Denomination in numerals with rupee symbol in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right


Ashoka pillar emblem on the right

For visually impaired:


Circle with Rs 500 in raised print on the right


5 bleed lines on left and right in raised print

Reverse changes of new rs 500 notes:


Year of printing of the note on left


Swachh Bharat logo with slogan


Language panel towards centre


Red Fort – an image of indian heritage site with Indian flag


Denomination numeral in Devnagari on right

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