New Delhi : The Reserve Bank of India will be shortly issuing its new Rs 20 denomination banknotes in a recent announcement made by the apex bank.
The new banknote will bear the signature of the central bank’s governor and will be part of the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series.
“The Rs 20 note will be greenish yellow in colour. The new banknote has a motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage,” a statement by the RBI said.
At the same time, the press release also clarified that the previous banknotes in the denomination of Rs 20 issued by the RBI will continue to be legal tender.
Going by its geometric dimension, the new Rs 20 note will be 63 mm 129 mm which will align with the overall color scheme, both at the observe and reverse, as stated by the RBI announcement.
The new notes will also have the Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right, Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (20) watermarks, a number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side on the front.
On the reverse, the notes will carry the year of printing on the left, the Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan, the customary language panel, and a motif of the Ellora caves.