dimension of 66mm x 146mm.
The new banknote, bearing the signature of RBI governor UrjitRPatel,hasamotif of Gujarat's 'Rani Ki Vav' on the reverse, depicting the country's cultural heritage. The base colour of the note is lavender and it contains other designs and geometric patterns, aligning with the overall colour scheme, both on the obverse and reverse.
"The ATMs will have to be recalibrated for the new notes. Although it is possible for an ATM to dispense four types of notes, I think banks will wait for enough new notes to be in circulation before recalibrating the machines. Otherwise, the ATM capacity will remain underutilised," said Navroze Dastur, managing director for India and South Asia at NCR Corporation, the largest supplier of machines in India.