A fully re-designed Rs 1,000 note will be introduced in the market in the next few months, Shaktikanta Das, economic affairs secretary announced today. Addressing the media in Delhi, Das said that the new Rs 1,000 note will be introduced with a new dimension, colour and added security features.
Further Das informed that the release of the Rs 500 and 2,000 are being is being monitored by the Reserve Bank of India. On Tuesday, the government banned the Rs 500 and 1,000 notes.
The new 1,000 note which will be released in a few months will have all the high security features that are present in the Rs 500 and 2,000 note that was released into the market today. The notes will be available in the ATMs from tomorrow onwards.
Some of the new security features include such as a see-through register with the denominational numeral 2,000 which can be seen when the note is held up against light. The latent image with the denominational numeral 2,000 can be seen when the bank note is held at a 45 degree angle close to your eye.
There will be a raised print of Mahatma Gandhi'sm potrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, identity marks and bleed lines which will help visually impaired. The 2,000 rupees notes have a motif of the Mangalayan, India's Mars mission and the base colour is magenta. The note will have a colour shifting windowed security thread with the inscription 'भारत', RBI and 2,000. This colour thread would change from green to blue when the note is lifted.