| Issue of ` 1000 Banknotes with incorporation of Rupee symbol (`) and inset letter 'L'|
The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue `1000 denomination Banknotes incorporating " ` "symbol, with inset letter 'L', in both the numbering panels, in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with improved security features, bearing the signature of Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor , Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing 2012 printed on the reverse of the Banknote.
The design of these notes to be issued now is similar in all respects to the ` 1000 Banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi Series- 2005 ,issued earlier.
All the Banknotes in the denomination of ` 1000 issued by the Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.
Assistant General Manager
Press Release: 2012-2013/337