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New Rs 20 Currency Note soon


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to shortly issue new Rs 20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi new Series with the signature of the RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.

The new denomination has a decorative image of Ellora Caves on the reverse promoting the country’s rich cultural heritage. The base color of the note is Greenish Yellow. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall color scheme, both at the obverse and reverse.

For the information of our readers, all the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 20 issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender.

The image and most noticeable or important features of Rs 20 denomination banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi new Series are mentioned below

Salient Features of Rs. 20/- New Currency Note

The obverse (Front)

1. See-through register with denominational numeral 20

2. Denominational numeral २० in Devnagari

3. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the center

4. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत ‘, ‘INDIA’ and ’20’

5. Windowed demetalised security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI

6. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait

7. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right

8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (20) watermarks

9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.

Reverse (Back)

10. Year of printing of the note on the left

11. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan

12. Language panel

13. The motif of Ellora Caves

14. Denominational numeral २० in Devnagari.

The dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm x 129 mm