November 10, 2016

17 Ways to identify fake 2000 rupees currency note

India has come up with new 2000 rupees currency note with an idea to eradicate black money from country. The country has surprisingly announced to people just before launch. As per the announcement the existing currency notes such as 1000 and 500 is also discontinued from regular usages. Those currencies are now no longer valid for purchasing at shops. The government has also issued circular that people can exchange old notes at banks till 31, December 2016. Many people are affected for time being though the move may help the government to grow.

17 ways to find fake currency

The first picture that comes to our mind when we try to find fake currency is just looking it on sun light. The cashiers at shops, banks, airports, railway station and hotels are mostly having device to scan currency note. The common people need to know some important signs in our mind to safeguard from cheaters. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has embedded many unique security features in all currency notes in order to save people from bluffers.



The size of the newly released currency note is exactly 66mm x 166mm. The base color of newly introduced currency note is magenta color. The reverse side has printed with Mangalayan satellite which depicts India’s first venture in interplanetary space. The new one is also going to be part of Mahatma Gandhi series. The following points will help you to identify new 2000 rupees currency note against fake currency note every-time.
  1. See through register with denominational numeral 2000 can be seen when the note is held against light
  2. Latent image with denominational numeral 2000 which can be seen when the banknote is held at 45 degree angle at the eye level
  3. Denominational numeral 2000 in Devanagari
  4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in the centre
  5. Micro letters 'RBI' and '2000'
  6. Colour shift windowed security thread with inscriptions 'Bharat', RBI and 2000. Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted
  7. Guarantee Clause, Governor's signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem towards right
  8. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (2000) watermarks
  9. Number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side
  10. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
  11. Raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, based and identification mark
  12. Horizontal rectangle with Rs 2000 in raised print on the right
  13. Seven angular bleed lines on left and right side in raised print
  14. Year of printing on the note
  15. Swachh Bharat logo with slogan
  16. Language panel towards the centre
  17. Motif of Mangalyan - reflecting country's first venture in the interplanetary space