The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) is set to release the new ₹100 note. The central banking has already released the notification on its official website. The new will in lavender and will be an addition in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series. The new note will bear the signature of the current RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel. Here are some must-know facts about the ₹100 note.
Obverse (Front) 1. See-through register with denominational numeral 100 2. Latent image with denominational numeral 100 3. Denominational numeral १०० in Devnagari 4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre 5. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘100’ 6. Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ 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 Reverse (Back) 12. Year of printing of the note on the left 13. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan 14. Language panel 15. Motif of RANI KI VAV 16. Denominational numeral १०० in Devnagari source: https://www.rbi.org.in
Recent Monuments to be featured on the notes:
Rani Ki Vav, the 2014 world heritage site and the newest monument to be featured on a currency note ₹100.
Konark Sun Temple in Odisha has been featured regularly in the old ₹20 notes and in the new ₹50 notes and ₹10 notes.
Sanchi Stupa, the monument in Madhya Pradesh(MP), was featured in the recently introduced ₹200 notes.