New Rs 50 Currency Note Launched By RBI – Find Out The Difference Between Old Rs 50 Note
The currency of India has undergone a lot of changes over the years, and especially after demonetization. Now, the note of Rs. 50 has been changed and the new note has been launched on Tuesday.
However, the old notes of Rs. 50 will still continue to be legal. RBI said, “All banknotes in the denomination of Rs. 50 issued by the Reserve Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.”
What has changed in the new note of Rs. 50? Read on to know!
Note of Rs. 50 Comes With Changes!
The new Rs. 50 note is 66 mm x 135 mm in size and is fluorescent blue in color. Listed below are all the other details of the note:
- On the front side of the note, there is a white portion on the right half, which is see-through and there will be the denominational numeral 50 written on it.
- On being held against the light, the white portion will show a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and Rs. 50 written on it.
- On the left half, there will be Rs. 50 symbol in Devanagari script.
- On the front of the note, there will be a picture of Mahatma Gandhi in the center.
- There will be the words ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ (in Hindi), ‘India’, and ‘50’ written in micro letters.
- There will also be a security thread with the words ‘Bharat’ written in Hindi and RBI in English on the note.
- On the right side of Mahatma Gandhi’s picture, there will be a clause of guarantee, the governor’s signature along with a promise clause and the RBI emblem.
- There will be a picture of the Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right of the note.
- There will be a number panel on the top left and bottom right side. On this panel will be the serial number whose number will gradually increase in size.
- On the back of the note, there will be the year of printing on the left.
- There will also be the logo of Swachh Bharat with the slogan on the bottom left side of the note
- At the center of the note, there will be a rectangular panel which will have the list of languages on it.
- On the right half of the note, there will be a motif of Hampi with a picture of a chariot on it.
- On the top right corner, there will be ‘Rs. 50’ written in the Devanagari script.
The one major change in the note is that the sign of the Governor has changed. As the previous Governor, Urjit R Patel no longer holds the post and has been replaced, the new notes have the signature of the new Governor, who is Shaktikanta Das.