RBI To Issue New Rs. 10 Notes With Enhanced Security Features Soon
The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) on Thursday(March 9th) announced that it will soon issue new 10 rupees currency noted with improved security features for circulation while clarifying that the old notes will still be valid. The RBI today said the banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi series-2005 are to carry inset letter ‘L’ on both number panels, bearing the signature of Governor Urjit Patel.
According official press release by RBI, “The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with inset letter ‘L’ in both the number panels, bearing the signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing ‘2017’ printed on the reverse of the banknote.”
“The numerals in both the number panels of these banknotes are in the ascending size from left to right while the first three alpha-numeric characters (prefix) remain constant in size.”
“All the Banknotes in the denomination of 10 issued by the Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.”