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Vignette: portrait of Mahatma Gandhi on obverse and vignette of modern India in technology on reverse. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA, GUARANTEED BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT and Promise Text in Hindi and English. Signed by Governor in Hindi and English. 1000 and EK HAZAAR RUPAYE in Hindi in Central Denomination Panel with 1000 printed with Optically variable ink. 1000 on top corners. RBI seal in lower right corner and Ashoka Pillar with Satyameva Jayate below it on lower left corner. Serial number in dark blue on top right and red in lower left. Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi with MAHATMA GANDHI in Hindi and English below it. Identification feature in Braille in the form of a diamond added in left centre margin. See through register above Ashoka Pillar. Security thread on right half.


BHARATIYA RESERVE BANK in Hindi above with vignette of modern India in Technology showing mechanised farming, oil rig, satellite, steel mill and lady working on a computer. 1000 in three corners. ONE THOUSAND RUPEES in lower right and EK HAZAAR RUPAYE in Hindi in lower left. Language panel on left.


RBI 1000 repeated beside portrait. Microtint of multi directional lines in pale yellow colour in geometric pattern visible under magnification within watermark window on obverse.

Security Thread

2 mm Security Thread with RBI / BHARAT / 1000, BHARAT in Hindi alternatively read from both obverse and reverse. Visible security line overprinted in silver, aligned with the security thread.

RBI Seal

Logo type 4

Language Panel

Type 6 on reverse


Profile portrait of Mahatma Gandhi facing right. R/B/I in three lines in centre, bold 1000 in the lower right corner


17.6 x 7.3 cm


  1. Special security features like intaglio printing microprint, see through register , paper with fluorescent fibres Security thread with “Bharat” and “RBI” alternating, and identification marks for the visually impaired. Omron - anti photocopying feature and latent image added.
  2. The numeral 1000, RBI Seal, Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait, RBI legend, Guarantee and promise text, Governor’s signature and Ashoka Pillar are printed by Intaglio process or raised printing.
See through Register SeeThrough-Flower-Obverse-1000Obverse SeeThrough-Flower-Reverse-1000ReverseSeeThroughComplete-Flower-1000When viewed against light


Type No. Signature Inset Prefix Remark A  Bimal Jalan  AA - CD  Released in October 2000 B  Bimal Jalan  A  AA - BE A  Y. V. Reddy  AA - DB