According to an Ada Derana article dated 7 January 2020, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka plans to introduce a new 20-rupee coin and a new 2,000-rupee note (current B120a shown above) in 2020 to commemorate its 70th anniversary. Additionally, security features of the existing banknote series will be enhanced.
According to an article in The Daily Star dated 15 December 2019, Bangladesh Bank plans to introduce a new 200-taka note commemorating the birth of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The new note is scheduled for introduction on 17 March 2020. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
According to an article in The Business Standard, Bangladesh Bank planned to introduce a new 50-taka note on 15 December 2019. The existing 50- and 10-taka notes (B351 and B349, shown below) are similar in color, leading to confusion in public transactions. The new 50-taka note (B351.5a) is reddish orange
According to its annual report for 2018 – 2019, the Reserve Bank of India agenda for 2019 – 2020 includes plans to introduce varnished 100-rupee notes “on a field trial basis in order to increase the life of Indian banknotes.” Additionally, the bank “will develop a mechanism/device for aiding the