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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Special edition coins to be minted during Kumbh , RBI

1) RBI jointly with SBI ,BOM intiative 
RBI to launch special edition during Kumbh



Friday, 26 June 2015

New size of Numbering in Currency Notes



RBI is yet to release the new telescopic numbering in currency notes with various sizes.



Friday, 19 June 2015

1907 to 2007 – SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH BIRTH CENTENARY COIN (1932-2007)



                                1907 to 2007 – SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH BIRTH CENTENARY COIN  (1932-2007)
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 5
Description
Portrait of Bhagat Singh
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs  1435 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 4500/-
Mint
Kolkatta
50 Rs
Quaternary Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations
10 Rs
Stainless steel  , 6 grams, 23 mm 



   ü  Leader of Hindustan Republic Association
   ü  British Govt created a commission under Sir John Simon to report on the current situation in India in 1928
   ü  Indian Political parties boycotted as there was no single Indian involved in this
  ü  Lala Lajpot Rai led silent non violent Protest at Lahore on 30 Oct 1928
  ü  He was beaten by Lathis in chest and injured

  ü  Bhagath Singh escaped from Lahore with shaved bearded with violation of Sikhism inorder not to get recongised

Monday, 15 June 2015

2007 – INDIAN AIR FORCE PLATINUM JUBILEE (1932-2007)




                                2007 – INDIAN AIR FORCE PLATINUM JUBILEE (1932-2007)
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 2
Description
First fighter aircraft “Wapiti” and the latest multi role combat SU-30 MK1 in centre
Legend Platinum Jubilee of India Air Force
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs  1089 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 3500/-
Mint
Kolkatta
50 Rs
Quaternary Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations
10 Rs
Stainless steel  , 5.62 grams, 27 mm 

Indian air force



   ü  IAF is to secure Indian Airspace
   ü  Established on 8th Oct 1932
   ü  IAF operations with Pakistan and China are   a) Vijay – the invasion of Goa b) Operation  Meghdoot  c) Operation Catcus d) Operation poomelai
   ü  President of India servers as Commander  in Chief
   ü  With 1.7 Lakh personnel , 1700 aircraft IAF is world’s largest after US Airforce ,Russia and China

Sunday, 14 June 2015

2007 – THE FIRST WAR OF INDEPENDENCE – 150 YEARS


 2007 – THE FIRST WAR OF INDEPENDENCE – 150 YEARS


2007 First war of Independence 


                                2007 – THE FIRST WAR OF INDEPENDENCE – 150 YEARS
Denomination
Rs 100,Rs 5
Description
Representing free fighters on coins 1857-2007
Issue Price (Face value)
Rs  745 /-
Approx. Market Price
Rs 3500/-
Mint
Mumbai
50 Rs
Alloy , 35 grams, 44mm, 200 serrations
10 Rs
Copper Nickel , 9 grams, 23 mm  100 serrations

  ü  This first war of Independence also called as “Great rebellion”.
  ü  This was largely symbolized by Mangal Pandey
  ü  Leaders like a) Rani Jhansi b)Ram of Thulsipur etc fought in this war against East India company
  ü  Rebels are 3 groups  a) Feudel Nobility b) Rural Landlors also taluqdars c) Peasents  
  ü  Rebellians led to dissolution of East India Company in 1857 mark as “India’s struggle as  Indepence ” coin released.
  ü  The British was forced to reorganise the army , the  financial system , administration of India.
India thereafter directly governed by the crown in new British Raj