Rs.10 New Currency Notes Introduced by RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly issue new banknotes of Rs.10 denomination, the central bank said on friday.
New notes will be in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, and will bear the signature of RBI Governor Dr Urjit R Patel, the central bank said in an official statement. The new denomination notes will have motif of the Sun Temple and the Konark on the reverse side, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of the notes is chocolate brown and they will have other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse, the RBI said.
Things you need to know
- The front sides will bear a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari), ‘India’ and ’10’ will also be printed on the front side of Rs.10
- The back sides will also have a Swachh Bharat logo with slogan.
- The Ashoka Pillar emblem will be on the right side of the front side. The front side will also have electrotype (10) watermarks, besides Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait.
- Dimension of Rs.10 banknotes will be 63 mm x 123 mm.
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