Financial Inclusion in India . Know about Indian Currency. Basics of Indian currency. Soiled and mutilated banknotes. Security features in banknotes. Forged currency notes. FAQs on withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of the existing Bank Notes in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. Financial Literacy 11/30/2016 · While much of the world–and certainly much of the world’s press–was otherwise occupied on election day, shortly before midnight on Tuesday, November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Indian 500 rupee (Rs 500, or ₹500) and 1,000 rupee (₹1,000) banknotes would be demonetized as of Wednesday, November 9. 7/11/2016 · Let’s demystify this history by bringing you the interesting stories about how Indian currency has evolved over the ages into the rupee of today. Photo Source. Ancient Indians were the earliest issuers of coins in the world, along with the Chinese and Lydians (from the Middle East).