The Reserve Bank of India in a reply to an RTI, revealed that the printing of Rs 2,000 currency notes have been stopped. Not a single Rs. 2,000 note has been printed this year. The note Rs. 2,000 came into existence in the year November 2016.
According to the reports, 3,542.991 million notes of Rs 2,000 were printed during the financial year 2016-17, 111.507 million notes in 2017-18 and the number was further reduced to 46.690 million notes in the year 2018-19.