Highest Printing of Currency Notes in India

IAS Prelims 2023

The RBI Note Mudran Printing Press in Mysuru has broken all its past record by printing highest number of currency notes in December.

10.9 million notes were printed on a single day, which breaks the previous world record of 8.7 million notes printed in an American currency printing press.

There are 650 workers involved in printing work in the Mysuru unit which worked for 12 hours a day in two shifts and printed 1350 million currency notes in December.

Printing wastage in America is 4 percent whereas in Mysuru press it has been reduced to two percent.

The cost per currency printing in America is four rupees, whereas in Mysuru Press it is just 3 rupees and 40 paise.