RBI to soon unveil new Rs 200 notes, printing order placed: Report

After the announcement of demonetisation in November last year, the RBI had introduced new notes of Rs. 500 and 2,000. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 04, 2017, 07.57 AM (IST)

The Reserve Bank of India will soon come up with new Rs 200 notes and they have already placed a printing order for the same, sources told ANI.
 
"Printing order has been placed," A top Government official, who was reportedly a part of the decision-making process, told ANI.

In its report, ANI said the decision was taken by the RBI with the consultation of Finance Ministry in March.

It further says that a notification may be issued by the Reserve Bank of India on the same.
 
After the announcement of demonetisation in November last year, the RBI had introduced new notes of Rs. 500 and 2,000. 

India's top court today gave the Indian government and the central bank another two weeks to consider the option to grant a window to those who want to exchange their demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

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