New 100 Rupee Note Design, Size, Color, Security Features - All You Need to Know
New 100 Rupee Note Design, Size, Color, Security Features - All You Need to Know

New 100 rupees note to be issued soon – After the demonetization in 2016, the new notes of 2000, 500, 200, 50, and 10 rupees were introduced. And now, the Reserve Bank of India has announced the release of new series of the Rupees 100 note. The news came a few days back only but the note is not yet available in the market. It will be released shortly as mentioned by the RBI. Just like the other Indian Currency Notes of 2000 Rupees, 500 Rupees, 200 Rupees, 50 Rupees, and 10 Rupees, the 100 Rupees Note is also of different color.

The base of the 100 Rupees Note is of lavender color. So far from November 2016 till now, this is the 6th new designed note been introduced by the RBI.

Because of the size of this 100 Rupees new note, it has been said that again the ATM’s in all over the country need to be adjusted and re-calibration need to be done again. This new 100 Rupees note is a part of the new series of Mahatma Gandhi.

All You Need to Know about New 100 Rupees Note – Color, Design, Dimension, Security Features

Here are some important points you need to know about new 100 rupee note.

  • Base Color of New 100 Rupees Note – Lavender
  • Dimensions or size of New 100 Rupees Note – 66mm x 142mm
  • This note will have the motif of the UNESCO World Heritage Site – ‘Rani Ki Vav’ which is located in Patan of Gujarat State.
  • The RBI Governor, Mr. Urjit Patel’s signature will be there on the new note.
  • On the front side of the new 100 Rupees note, the Mahatma Gandhi’s picture will be at the center of the note.
  • Also, on the front side – Denominational Number 100 with the latent image and also with the see-through register. Also, the denominational number 100 will be printed in Devanagari. Other than these, there will be other symbols also present on the front side like, Ashoka Pillar Emblem which will be on right side of the note, promise clause, etc.
  • For security purpose, a windowed thread with Inscription “Bharat” written in Devanagari and “RBI”, both will change the color. The color will change from blue to green or green to blue depending on the angle from which it has been held.
  • On the back side of the note, you will find the logo of Swachh Bharat with the slogan on note’s left side. Also, on the left only you will find the year mentioned in which the note was printed.
  • Rani Ki Vav’s picture is also on the back side of the New 100 Rupees Note.
  • In Devanagari, you will see denominational number 100 written on the back side also. 

    New 100 Rupee Note Design, Size, Color, Security Features - All You Need to Know
    New 100 Rupee Note Design, Size, Color, Security Features – All You Need to Know

New 100 rupees note – 100 percent made in India

  • New ₹ 100 note that is to be released by RBI will be the first note which is 100 percent made in India. It is made of entirely domestic materials.
  • It will be printed using currency paper and ink that is purely made in India.
  • The note is designed in India. Also the security features on the note have been designed by Indian companies.
  • The note has been designed at the Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran’s design studio in Mysore.

As the new ₹ 100 note will be available in the market, but the old series of the note will also be legal and will continue. In compare, to the old note, the size of the new note is smaller as it is following the size pattern of other Indian Currency Notes which were introduced recently. In the market, the two different Rs.100 note will be available. But, the banks and the ATM’s may have to face the problem again due to the re-calibration which can impact the public as well. However, it has been said that it will take hardly 20 minutes in the re-calibration of each ATM. But as it has to be done in all the ATM’s of the country so it may bring the situation of cash crunch again for a while.


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