New 100 rupee note: On 19th July 2018, Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India announced that new series of 100 rupee currency notes to be issued as soon. The new currency note featured with the Mahatma Gandhi with the base color of lavender and it has Motif of “RANI KI VAV” on the reverse. It means the queen’s step well and it is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Patan.
After the demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 in November 2016 by the central government, the RBI has issued four new banknote design such as Rs 50, Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 2000. So, this new 100 rupee note will be the fifth currency by RBI.
New 100 rupee note Features:
New Dimensions: 66 mm × 142 mm.
Old (present circulation) Dimensions: 73mm X 157 mm.
Security feature: Windowed thread with inscriptions ‘bharat’ and RBI. Colour: to green from blue.
Mahatma Gandhi portrait in the center on the front side.
Ashoka Pillar emblem on the right.
Micro letters: ‘RBI’, ‘भारत’, ‘India’ and ‘100’
Reverse side: ‘Swachh Bharat’ logo and Gandhi’s spectacles on the left-hand bottom side.
Both, Devnagari and English number ‘100’ on both sides.