The one rupee currency will have words 'Government of India' below the word 'Bharat Sarkar' (Photo Credit: PTI)
The Government of India is all set to introduce new currency notes in one rupee denomination. These notes will come into force from the ‘date of their publication in the Official Gazette, i.e. 7 February 2020’. “The One Rupee notes shall be printed at the note printing presses for issue under the authority of Government of India for circulation,” the notification said. The notification also stated that these notes will be printed by the Ministry of Finance and not by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Here are all the details about the new one rupee note:
- The new one rupee notes will be rectangular in size - 9.7 x 6.3 centimeters.
- The one rupee currency will have words 'Government of India' below the word 'Bharat Sarkar'
- It will be 110 microns thick, weighing 90 GSM (Grams per Square Meter).
- Bilingual signature of Atanu Chakraborty, Secretary, Ministry of Finance will be there on
- It will have the replica of new rupee one coin with ' â¹' symbol of 2020 issued with 'Satyamev Jayate' and capital inset letter ‘L’ in numbering panel.
- The numbering shall be in black at the right-hand bottom portion of the note in ascending size of numerals from left to right.
- The colour of the new one rupee currency note shall be predominantly pink green on observe and reverse in combination with others.