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New ten rupee note introduced by RBI: Here's how it looks

Konark chakra symbol is printed on the new Rs 10 note to be issued by the RBI

Press Trust of India 

Rs 10 note
Rs 10 note | Photo: @ANI

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

The central bank will shortly issue denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series, bearing the 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 the motif of Sun Temple, Konark on the reverse, depicting the country's cultural heritage," said.

Among the salient features of the banknotes, on the obverse (front) the note will bear a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, the Ashoka 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 with the slogan, language panel, the motif of Sun Temple and denominational numeral 10 in Hindi script Devnagari.

The dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm by 123 mm.

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

First Published: Sat, January 06 2018. 02:58 IST