RBI launches new website http://www.paisaboltahai.rbi.org.in for currency awareness

Department of Currency Management, Central Office, Reserve Bank of India launched a new website for creating awareness among the public about fake notes. The website is explaining ways to detect forged notes. The website link is www.paisaboltahai.rbi.org.in, it gives visual presentation on currency notes of ten, twenty, fifty, hundred, five hundred and thousand notes denominations.

The Department of Currency Management has presented the security features of the currency on its website for public to detect easily identifiable by seeing, touching and tilting the notes. On every note more than ten pointers of security features is explained with visual description.

The security features are…

1.See through Register


3.Optically variable ink


5.Security Thread

6.Intaglio Printing

7.Latent Image

8.Micro Lettering

9.Identification Mark

10.Year of Printing

11.See through Register

Public have an option to download the posters of these currency notes, which can be used as reference to identify forged notes. RBI said that considering there were 64,577 million pieces of banknotes in circulations as on 31st March 2011.

Source: www.centralgovernmentemployeesnews.in