Rupees 100 Notes with Signature of New RBI Governor Shri Shaktikanta Das

Rupees 100 Notes with Signature of New RBI Governor Shri Shaktikanta Das

Reserve Bank of India has issued a Press release on 26 Feb 2019  intimating that it will shortly issue Rupees 100 Notes with Signature of New RBI Governor Shri Shaktikanta Das. The design will be similar to Mahatma Gandhi (New) series notes.

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Indian Rupee Note Turns 100

The Indian Rupee Note turned Hundred Today.The One Rupee note which was issued as a promissory note  on 30 November 1817 and was printed in England. Since the first issue it has undergone 28 design changes.

This is the only denomination of Paper Currency in India that bears the signatures of  Finance Secretary and not the RBI Governor. The Government had stopped printing this denomination in 1994 but resumed the printing again in 2015.

This little note has been a part of most of the Indian households on various auspicious rituals as a token payment .

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