State Bank of Pakistan Spend Nine Point One (9.1) Billion on Printing Currency Notes
The State Bank of Pakistan makes every effort to combat counterfeiting to limit its impact on Pakistani Bank Notes and to maintain public confidence in Pakistani banknotes. The following efforts are made to secure the banknote:
New series of Pakistani notes have a number of security features that are easy to use but difficult to copy or counterfeit. All genuine banknotes have several security features (prevent from counterfeiting) that one can check easily and quickly.
A large number of money prints by state bank of Pakistan last year. State bank had to spend nine point one billion on printing currency notes. It plays very important role this point of view.
The security thread is embedded in the banknote paper. The counterfeit notes is imitated by drawing a line by pencil or printing a line with gray ink or by using a plastic thread or by pasting two thin sheets of paper. The thread appears a continuous dark line at Rs 10, Rs.50 and Rs.100 old design notes, The word ‘State Bank of Pakistan’ may be checked in the thread of Rs.500 and Rs.1000. The words ‘State Bank of Pakistan’ along with ‘denomination numeral’ may be checked at the new design banknotes of Rs.10 and Rs.20 whereas this appears as silver dashes at Rs 5000 banknotes. The denomination ‘5000’ may be checked and on viewing through ultra violet light yellow and blue fluorescent bands may be viewed