With the signature of Governor Shaktikanta Das, the Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue Rs. 200 and Rs. 500 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series.
Their designs are similar to the Rs.500 and Rs.200 banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (old) series. All banknotes in the denomination of Rs. 200 and Rs. 500 in the past will remain legal tender.