We all know that the work of printing currency in the country is done by the Reserve Bank of India. For this, RBI follows the minimum reserve system rule. Let us tell you that this rule was made in the year 1956. Reserve Bank always has to keep a minimum reserve of Rs 200 crore against currency note printing.
In this, RBI has to keep Rs 115 crore of gold and Rs 85 crore of foreign currency. We also use 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 2000 notes every day, but do you know how much it costs to print them?
It costs Rs 2.93 to print a 200 rupee note. The picture of 'Sanchi ka Stupa' is printed on the note of 200. Similarly, the cost of printing Rs 500 notes comes to Rs 2.94. It has a picture of the Red Fort on it.
The picture of 'Mangalyaan' is printed on the 2000 rupee note. The cost of printing 1 note of Rs 2000 comes to Rs 3.54. Reserve Bank of India was established in the year 1935. The first currency note issued by RBI was Rs 5 note. This note was printed in the year 1938, which had the picture of King George VI.