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New Rs 10 notes soon; old ones to remain valid

January 05, 2018 20:05 IST

Dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm by 123 mm.

The Reserve Bank will soon bring into circulation new Rs 10 denomination banknotes in chocolate brown colour, which will have India's cultural heritage Konark Sun Temple as a motif on the reverse side.


The central bank will shortly issue Rs 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, bearing signature of Urjit R Patel, Governor, RBI, it said in a release.

The base colour of the note is chocolate brown, it said.

"The new denomination has motif of Sun Temple, Konark on the reverse, depicting the country's cultural heritage," RBI said.

Among the salient features of the banknotes, on the obverse (front) the note will bear portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, the Ashok Pillar emblem on the right, watermarks and number panel with numerals growing from small to big on the top left side and bottom right side.

On the reverse (back), it will carry the year of printing on the left, a Swachh Bharat logo with slogan, language panel, motif of Sun Temple and denominational numeral 10 in Hindi script Devnagari.

Dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm by 123 mm.

"All the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 10 issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series will continue to be legal tender," it said.

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