In 1987, the ₹500 note was introduced, followed by the ₹1,000 note in 2000 while ₹1 and ₹2 notes were discontinued in 1995. The current ₹500 banknote, in circulation since 10 November 2016, is a part of the Mahatma Gandhi New Series.
Are old 50 rupee notes valid?
Mahatma Gandhi New Series
On 18 August 2017, the Reserve Bank of India introduced a new ₹50 banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. However, ₹50 banknotes of the previous series will continue to be legal tender.
What can I do with old rupee notes?
What should I do if I have currency in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes? You can deposit these notes into your bank accounts or they can be exchanged at bank branches till 30th December 2016. Bank notes of the combined value of Rs 4,000 only can be exchanged. Similar facilities will also be made available at Post Offices.
How do I exchange old notes in 2020 RBI?
Exchanging old notes
You need not visit the branch of the bank where you have an account in. If you want to exchange up to Rs 4,000 in cash, you can simply go to any bank with a valid ID proof. This limit of Rs 4,000 for exchanging old notes will be reviewed after 15 days.
Why is INR so weak?
“Second, higher structural inflation vis-à-vis the US will pressure the rupee over the long term, incentivising imports which will push the rupee weaker. We forecast India’s inflation to average 4.5% over 2022 and 2023, versus 2.0% in the US.
Which paper is used for Indian currency?
The paper currently being used for printing of banknotes in India is made by using 100% cotton.
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