What Are The Meaning Of Pictures Behind The Indian Currency Notes Depicted About?

The Indian rupee, is the official currency of the Republic of India. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the Reserve Bank of India.

On 8 November 2016, the Government of India announced the demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 banknotes with effect from midnight of the same day, making these notes invalid.

A newly redesigned series of Rs.500 banknote, in addition to a new denomination of Rs.2000 banknote is in circulation since 10 November 2016.

On 25 August 2017, a new denomination of Rs.200 banknote was added to Indian currency to fill the gap of notes due to high demand for this note after demonetisation.

How many of you know that the specific pictures behind the Indian Currency Notes apart from the image of Gandhi which makes every note unique?. These are the list of pictures depicted in currently circulated banknotes as of 2018.

Picture Behind The Ten Rupee Note (Rs.10) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.10 banknote is a common denomination of the Indian rupee. The Rs.10 banknote was one of the first notes introduced by the Reserve Bank of India as a part of the Mahatma Gandhi Series in 1996, which is presently in circulation. 

The new denomination has motif of Konark Sun Temple on behind, depicting the country’s cultural heritage.

Base colour of the note – Chocolate Brown

Dimension of the note – 123 mm X 63 mm

In old denomination note, reverse side features a motif of a Rhinoceros, an elephant and a tiger, all together as Fauna of India. 

Pictures Behind The Twenty Rupee Note (Rs.20) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.20 banknote is a common denomination of the Indian rupee. The current Rs.20 banknote in circulation is a part of the Mahatma Gandhi Series. last denominations of the series was introduced in November 2001.

The image behind the Rs.20 banknote is Mount Harriet national park with palm trees located at Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. That picture was taken from a window of a Megapode resort which is located opposite the Mount Harriet park. It also contains the images of Andaman light house and the beach.

Base colour of the note – Red Orange

Dimension of the note – 147 mm X 63 mm

Picture Behind The Fifty Rupee Note (Rs.50) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.50 banknote is a common denomination of the Indian rupee. On 18 August 2017, the Reserve Bank of India introduced a new Rs.50 banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. 

The picture behind the new denomination has depicting Hampi with Chariot, the country’s cultural heritage.

Base colour of the note – Fluorescent Blue

Dimensions of the banknote – 135 mm X 66 mm

The Rs.50 banknote of the Mahatma Gandhi old Series features an image of Parliament of India which indicates we are the largest democratic country in the world.

Picture Behind The Hundred Rupee Note (Rs.100) Depicted About

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The present Rs.100 banknote in circulation is a part of the Mahatma Gandhi Series, which replaced the Lion Capital Series of banknotes in 1996.

The picture behind the Rs.100 banknote of the Mahatma Gandhi Series is Himalayas, the abode of snow. It is a defining feature of the Indian subcontinent. It is the panoramic view of Mount Kanchenjunga as seen from Sikkim.

Base colour of the note – Blue with Green

Dimension of the banknote – 157 mm X 73 mm

Picture Behind The Two Hundred Rupee Note (Rs.200) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.200 banknote is a denomination of the Indian rupee. The new denomination launched by Reserve Bank of India, Post 2016 Indian banknote demonetisation and was circulation from August 2017. 

The picture behind the Rs.200 banknote of the Mahatma Gandhi New Series is Sanchi Stupa.

Base colour of the note – Bright Yellow

Dimension of the note – 146 mm X 66 mm

Picture Behind The Five Hundred Rupee Note (Rs.500) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.500 banknote is a denomination of the Indian rupee. The current Rs.500 banknote, in circulation since November 10, 2016, is a part of the Mahatma Gandhi New Series. 

The picture behind the new denomination Rs.500 banknote of the Mahatma Gandhi Series is featuring a motif of the Indian heritage site of Red Fort, and the logo and a tag line of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Base colour of the note – Stone Grey

Dimension of the note – 150 mm X 66 mm

The Rs.500 banknote of the Mahatma Gandhi old Series features Dandi March which is one of the most important events in our freedom struggle.

Picture Behind The Two Thousand Rupee Note (Rs.2000) Depicted About

The Indian Rs.2000 banknote is a denomination of the Indian rupee. It was released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 8 November 2016 after the demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 banknotes and has been in circulation since 10 November 2016. 

The picture behind the new Rs.2000 banknote featuring a motif of the Mangalyaan, representing India’s first interplanetary space mission, and the logo and tag line for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Base colour of the note – Magenta

Dimension of the note – 166 mm X 66 mm

(NOTE : The Indian Currency Notes listed here are only in circulation now as of 2018)

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