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New 100 (Rs) Rupee Note Security Features, Details, Identification

New 100 Rupee Note: After the issue of 500, 2000 Rupees Note, RBI came up with another decision. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released a notification regarding New 100 Rs Note. The new banknote of Rs. 100 will be in the base colour of lavender and will have a motif of Rani Ki Vav – a heritage site located in Gujarat – on the reverse side. And it also features Swachh Bharat logo and slogan. The new note is slightly smaller than the existing one and bigger than the Rs. 10 note. The dimension of the new banknote will be 66mm x 142mm. Check out the complete Features of New 100 Rupee Notes in the below article.

New 100 (Rs) Rupee Note Features, Dimensions, Identification

“The base colour of the note is lavender. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse. Dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm x 142 mm,” the RBI said in a statement.

“All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs. 100 issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender. As is normal, when a new design of banknote is introduced, printing and supply of these notes for distribution to public through the banking channel will gradually increase,” it added.

New 100 Rs note front side image

Features

(Front)

1. See-through register with denominational numeral 100
2. Latent image with denominational numeral 100
3. Denominational numeral 100 in Devanagari
4. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre
5. Micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ (in Devanagari), ‘India’ and ‘100’
6. Windowed security thread with inscriptions ‘Bharat’ (in Devnagari and RBI with colour shift; 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 the right of Mahatma Gandhi portrait
8. Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right
9. Mahatma Gandhi portrait and electrotype (100) watermarks
10. Number panel with numerals in ascending font on the top left side and bottom right side
11. For visually impaired intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem raised triangular identification mark with micro-text 100, four angular bleed lines both on the right and left sides

New 100 Rs Note Back Side

(Back)

12. Year of printing of the note on the left
13. Swachh Bharat logo with the slogan
14. Language panel
15. Motif of RANI KI VAV
16. Denominational numeral 100 in Devnagari

In 2014, UNESCO had recognised Gujarat’s ‘Rani-ki-Vav’, the 11th-century wonder in Patan, as a World Heritage Site. It will make a grand debut on this new Rs. 100 note.

The 200-rupee note with a base colour of bright yellow bears the motif of Sanchi Stupa. The chocolate brown Rs. 10 note has Konark Sun Temple on the reverse side. The fluorescent blue Rs. 50 notes features Stone Chariot in Hampi, another world heritage site recognised by UNESCO.

Click the below link to check the official announcement of New Hundred Rupee Note.

New 100 Rupee Note Official Announcement by RBI

What about the old 100 rupee notes?:

Don’t be confused, The existing banknotes of Rs. 100, issued by the RBI in the earlier series, will continue to be legal tender.

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