Rs 1000 Notes will now be a History of India
Reserve Bank of India chief Urijit Patel today revealed what the new Rs. 500 and 2000 notes will look like, announcing that these will be launched on Thursday, November 10.
They were addressing a press conference to details next steps after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in an address to the nation that Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 denomination notes are being withdrawn from midnight.
The new series of Rs. 500 notes, said economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das, will be called the Mahatama Gandhi series of bank notes and they also carry a picture of Delhi's Red Fort.
The 2000 rupee note that is being introduced carries an image of the Mangalyaan to celebrate India's Mars mission, he said.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, the officials said, will be a bank holiday and the treasury will also be closed. Mr Patel said the production of the new high denomination notes had been ramped up "as of today and over the past months... hence it was decided to introduce the scheme that the PM has announced.
"On one hand, we are number one in economic growth and on the other we are ranked 100 in global corruption rankings," Modi said in his speech. "Despite various steps, we have improved only to 76."
above is the video message Mr. Modi gave regarding the same.
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