| Issue of ₹ 20 banknotes without inset letter, with numerals in ascending size in number panels and without intaglio printing|
The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue ₹ 20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005, without inset letter in both the number panels, bearing signature of Dr. Urjit R. Patel, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and the year of printing '2016' printed on the reverse of the banknote.
The design and security features of these banknotes to be issued now are similar to the ₹ 20 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi Series- 2005 issued recently with the ascending size of numerals in both the number panels, without intaglio printing issued through the Press Release No.2016-2017/1402 dated December 4, 2016.
All the banknotes in the denomination of ₹ 20 issued by the Bank in the past will continue to be legal tender.
Press Release: 2016-2017/1700