How Many Languages In The Indian Currency Notes Gets Printed – What Are These?

In each Indian Currency Banknotes the amount is written in totally 17 languages illustrating the diversity of the country.

Currently, there are totally 22 scheduled languages in India. Out of 22 languages have been accorded official language status as per the eighth schedule of the constitution of India, gets places only 16 languages in the Indian currency notes. The another one language is additional official language English. Totally 17. However, the six scheduled languages are missing in Indian Currency notes.

The Languages In The Indian Currency Notes

Languages Printed In The Front Side Of Indian Currency Notes

The front side of the banknote contains only two languages. The denomination is written in both official languages English and Hindi.

The languages are

English

Hindi

Languages Printed In The Back Side Of Indian Currency Notes

In back side, there is a language panel on left side of the banknotes. There are 15 scheduled Indian languages written inside the panel excluding Hindi and English.

The languages are

Assamese

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Bengali

Gujarati

Kannada

Kashmiri

Konkani

Malayalam

Marathi

Nepali

Odia

Punjabi

Sanskrit

Tamil

Telugu

Urdu

These are the complete list of different languages get placed in an Indian currency notes as of 2018.

Maybe in future, the remaining languages will get place on banknotes. PMO has directed the coins and currency division of RBI to take appropriate steps to include remaining six languages.

The missing six languages are

Bodo

Dogri

Maithili

Manipuri (Meitei)

Santhali

Sindhi

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