There is a lot of confusion around the new Rs 2000 notes and to create an awareness we have have come up with methods to identify a fake Rs 2,000 note as against the real one.
Step 1: See-through register with denominational numeral 2000.
Step 2: You can find the latent image with denominational numeral 2000.
Step 3: Verify the denominational numeral २००० in Devanagari.
Step 4: Look for portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre.
Step 5: There are micro letters ‘RBI’ and ‘2000’ on the left side of the note.
Step 6: There will be a windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’, RBI and 2000 on banknotes with color shift. Color of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted.
Step 7: Look for the Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right.
Step 8: Verify that the denominational numeral with Rupee Symbol, ‘2000’ in colour changing ink (green to blue) on bottom right.
Step 9: There are Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right, Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks.
Step 10: See if the number panel with numerals are growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.
MYTH: Writing on new currency notes will render them invalid.
FACT: Scribbling on new notes does not make them invalid.