In 2021-22, 13604 fake notes of 2000 denomination were caught in the country’s banking system. In the year 2019, the number of such fake notes had crossed 90 thousand.
Number of fake notes of 2000 decreased
If you are also worried about the fake note of two thousand rupees, then there is news of relief for you. In fact, the government has informed in the Lok Sabha that the banking system is better than before. 2000 rupees The number of counterfeit notes of Rs. According to the government, between 2018 and 2020, there was an increase in the number of such fake notes. However, now it is in a declining trend. The government gave these answers on a question in which the number of fake notes of 2000 and the methods of controlling them were asked.
Where did the fake notes reach the system?
Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary informed in the House that in the year 2021-22, 13604 fake notes of 2000 value were caught in the country’s banking system. Which is only 0.00063 percent of all 2000 denomination notes present in circulation. According to the given answer, there was an increase in the number of such fake notes between 2018 and 2020. According to the information given by the Ministry on the basis of National Crime Records Bureau data, 54776 fake notes were caught during the year 2018. At the same time, 90556 notes were caught in 2019. At the same time, so far, a total of 2.5 lakh fake notes have been caught. According to the information given, 90 percent of the fake notes had all the signs of security but their quality was very poor.
Measures to stop counterfeit notes
According to the Finance Ministry, the government is taking many steps to stop the flow of fake notes. The NIA is probing all such cases in which such fake notes were used which were very difficult to identify. NIA is sharing such cases and findings of investigation with different security agencies. The NIA is probing cases in which terrorist acts were carried out using fake currency. For this, NIA has also set up Terror Funding and Fake Currency Cell.