New 10 rupee note 2018 | RBI Introduces New 10 Rs. Note

New 10 rupee note 2018 | RBI Introduces New 10 Rs. Note
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New 10 rupee note 2018

RBI Introduces Rs.10 banknote in Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series:-

The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue New 10 rupee note 2018 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel,
Governor, Reserve Bank of India. The new denomination has motif of Sun Temple,
Konark on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The base colour of
the note is Chocolate Brown. The note has other designs, geometric patterns
aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse.

All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs.10/- issued by the Reserve Bank in
the earlier series will continue to be legal tender.

The image and salient features of Rs. 10 denomination banknote in the Mahatma
Gandhi (New) Series are as under:

New 10 rupee note 2018

New 10 Rupees Note

ii. Salient Features

Obverse (Front)

1. See through register with denominational numeral 10
2. Denominational numeral १० in Devnagari,
3. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre,
4. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘भारत ‘, ‘INDIA’ and ’10’,
5. Windowed demetalised security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI,
6. Guarantee Clause, Governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem
towards right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait,
7. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right,
8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (10) watermarks,
9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and
bottom right side.

Reverse (Back)

10.Year of printing of the note on the left,
11.Swachh Bharat logo with slogan,
12.Language panel,
13.Motif of Sun Temple, Konark,
14.Denominational numeral १० in Devnagari.

Highlights:-

  • RBI has come out with a new design chocolate brown ten rupee note
  • Another main difference is that the reverse of the note will carry a motif of the Konark Sun Temple
  • Existing 10-rupee notes will continue to be legal tender

RBI said the new denomination has motif of Sun Temple, Konark, on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse, it said.

The design was approved by the government last week. The change in design in the old Rs 10 note was last made in 2005. In August last year, RBI had introduced the new Rs 200 and Rs 50 notes under the Mahatma Gandhi series.

The move to reintroduce lower denomination notes in a new design comes after the government’s plan to get rid of counterfeiting.

On 8 November 2016, the government announced demonetisation to withdraw Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes, amounting to around 86% of the currency in circulation of Rs 17.9 trillion. Since then, RBI has replaced these with the new Rs 2000 notes and redesigned Rs 500 notes.

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