Counterfeit currency in India: How much is there?

Last Modified: Fri Nov 25 2016 11:55:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • Rs 155.11 crore
    worth of counterfeit currency notes were seized in India between January 2013 to September 2016.
  • 310,000
    approximate number of counterfeit notes seized, clearly indicates that majority of fake notes are high denomination notes.
  • Rs 27.79 crore
    was seized in the first nine months of this year alone! Security agencies point out time-and-again, these are only a tip of the iceberg.