The people are asked to deposit their ‘old ditched banknotes’ in the bank account within a period of three months. The late exchangers will have to deposit their old banknotes to the BRB at a discount of 5%. The counterfeiting of new banknotes is difficult compared to the old ones.
Some of the minor changes in the banknote include the removal of letters ‘BRB’ which is printed on the pineapple of 2000 note, the 5000 note basket and 1000 note drum. Also replacing the vertical bar on the 5000 and 1000 notes there is a ring that moves when tilted.