The Reserve Bank of India will issue new ₹ 100 notes, which would be smaller in size than the present ones.
"The new denomination has Motif of Rani ki Vav on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage," the central bank said on Thursday.
"The base colour of the note is Lavender. The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse. Dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm × 142 mm."it added.
The existing notes are of the dimension of 73x157.
The existing ₹ 100 notes will continue to be legal tender.