The apex bank is all set to issue new Rs. 10 currency notes with chocolate colour base under the Mahatma Gandhi series. The note shall feature the picture of Konark Sun Temple. The central bank is reported to complete the printing of around 1 billion units of the new currency in Rs. 10 denomination.
Last the design of Rs. 10 was changed in the year 2005. The redesigning of bank currency in lower denominations is done by the government to avoid or lower any instances of counterfeiting.
Last year, the government issued new currency notes in Rs. 200 denomination and a newly designed Rs. 50 currency notes.
After the demonetisation move on November 8, 2016 which led to the scrapping of high value currency of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500, government introduced Rs. 2000 currency and redesigned Rs. 500 notes.