Indore: Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), an RBI subsidiary, started printing the Rs. 2000 notes two and a half months before theNovember 8 demonetisation.
"A reply from BRBNMPL to my query under the Right To Information Act said the printing of Rs. 2000 notes began on August 22, 2016, while printing of the new Rs. 500 notes began onNovember 23, 2016," said Chandrashekhar Gaud, resident of Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh.
BRBNMPL stopped printing the old Rs. 500 note on October 27 while the printing of the Rs. 1,000 note ceased earlier, on July 28 last year, the reply said.