Why the new currency introduced is different in size and thickness from the old, RBI governor explains.

After the demonetisation new notes of 500 and 1000 are being printed.The new notes are entirely different from the scrapped ones,with less thickness and small size.RBI governor Urjit Patel said that the reason for the difference in thickness and size is, "People have asked about this.This is because the new currency has been designed to make it hard to counterfeit. When you are going to make a change of this magnitude, you need to get the best standards in place," Patel said.

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