Reserve Bank to Launch New Rs 10 Notes in Chocolate Brown Colour
New Rs 50 and Rs 200 were introduced by the RBI in August last year.
According to data sourced by Livemintfrom the finance ministry, the RBI had printed 16.96 billion pieces of new Rs 500 notes, and 3.6 billion Rs 2,000 notes as of 8 December 2017. Adding up to a total value of Rs 15.79 trillion in new 500 and 2,000 rupees notes.
From 1,95,000 pieces in fiscal year 2008, the amount of fake currency had increased to 6,32,000 pieces in FY 2015-16.