The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has either introduced new notes or has given a complete makeover to the existing ones. Rs 10, Rs 50, Rs 100 , Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 2000 are the new make over notes which are being used for transactions in India.
It needs to be noted that, fake currency note impacts more than having a loss of couple hundreds or thousands. Many evidence has been revealed in past where criminal groups have used fake currency to generate profits. Such profits can be used for a sample of works like money laundering, smuggling and production of illegal documents.
Hence, if you come across fake new Rs 10, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 2000, here’s a list of 9 ways to spot whether your note is real or not.
1. See through your register – When the note is held against the light, you will be able to see the register with denominational numeral. For instance, if it is Rs 2000, then you will be able to see through register with numeral 2000. Same goes for other new banknotes.
2. Latent image – If the note is held at 45 degree angle at the eye level, then a latent image with denominational numeral must be seen on the banknote.
3. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi must be in the centre with watermark of the currency. Micro letters with ‘RBI’ and ‘Numeral’ must be there. There should also be an Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right of every note.
4. Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘भारत’ and RBI with colour shift; Colour of the thread changes from green to blue when the note is tilted.
5. Guarantee clause, RBI governor’s signature with Promise Clause and RBI emblem must be shown towards right. Compare the signature of RBI governor on various notes.
6. Scan the note to see whether, the denominational numeral with Rupee symbol in colour changing ink (green to blue) is seen on bottom right of the currency.
7. There will be a numeral panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side…..Read More>>