According to a press release, these banknotes commemorate the first anniversary of the birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. 1,000,000 notes were printed and sold in folders. BNP202 (P37): 100 ngultrum (US$1.40) Yellow, gold, blue, and red. Front: Dzongkha text; King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and
The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan issued a 1,000-ngultrum banknote to commemorate the birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, which took place on 5 February 2016. 3,420,000 notes were printed and released into circulation beginning 21 September 2016. Courtesy of Dennis Zammit and Phub Dorji.
According to a Giesecke & Devrient press release, the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan switched the printer and substrate for its 1- and 10-ngultrum notes dated 2013. These notes (B216b and B218b, respectively) are now printed by Giesecke & Devrient, not De La Rue, and are printed on a composite