The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon introduce a new one rupee note.
Old note is also valid. Printing of one rupee notes was discontinued in 1994 but relaunched in 2015. The notes bearing the rupee symbol have been printed by the Government of India.
According to the RBI, the note will be rectangular in size with dimensions of 9.7 cm and 6.3 cm. It will be made of 100 per cent rag content.
The new notes will be in dual color pink-green with the representation of the one rupee coin on the reverse of the note. The note will bear signature of Shaktikanta Das, secretary, finance ministry.
Other currency notes bear the signature of the RBI governor. The numbering will be in black at the right hand bottom portion of the note. On the reverse side, the year 2017 is mentioned. There is also a representation of the one rupee coin with the rupee symbol having a floral design and the surrounding design consists of a picture of the “sagar samrat” oil exploration platform.
It will contain the words ‘Government of India’ and ‘भारत सरकार’. ‘सत्यमेव जयते’, the words printed on all of India’s currency notes, will be featured as well. An inset letter in capitals, ‘L’ will also be printed on the note. Apart from this, the Ashoka Pillar, a hidden number ‘1’ and the hidden word ‘भारत’ will be printed on the note.