The new Hundred in Lavender


Do you remember how your 100 rupee note looked like? The one that you used to have before November 9, 2016?

The last Rs 100 note used to come in green color, used to carry an image of the Kanchenjunga.

It’s time to welcome the new member in the house of RBI and  in the pockets of many.  Yes, it’s confirmed that RBI is up with the new Rs 100 note after giving Rs 500, Rs 50 denomination notes a makeover.  The hundred rupee note will come in lavender color and bear a motif of “RANI KI VAV” on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage.

Let’s focus on the beauty of the new note.

What’s in front?

  • The new has near to the center place for Mahatma Gandhi.
  • The color of the thread turns from green to blue when tilted.
  • The logo of Swachh Bharat with the slogan embedded.
  • Denominational numeral 100 and  micro ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’ written in Devnagari. 

How the back look like?

  • It has been changed into “RANI KI VAV” idealizing the country’s cultural heritage.

  • ‘Rani Ki Vav’ was built in the Maru-Gurjara architectural style with an inverted temple and seven levels of stairs and holds more than 500 principal sculptures.

  • Rani Ki Vav is an intricately constructed stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat.

  • It is located on the banks of Saraswati River. The stepwell was built as a memorial to an 11th-century king Bhima.

  • It was added to the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites on 22 June 2014.

This new modified Rs 100 notes express the pride of our country in a more embellished way. Let’s welcome this new Rs 100 note by sharing with the public and by hiding in the lockers.


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