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Zero money notes were once printed in India only for this reason

Coin discovery is considered to be one of the greatest inventions of man. The thing we give as a subsidy in exchange for a good or service is called money. The currency used in India is called Indian Rupee. 1 rupee is equal to 100 paise. Many types of coins have been minted in India since ancient times.

But very few people may know that at one time ‘0’ notes were also printed in India. After knowing this, you too must have been surprised and started thinking that ‘0’ has no value. Then why the note was printed. Today we will tell you the story of printing ‘0’ notes to answer all your questions. Let’s not know the whole thing.

The story of printing ‘0’ rupee note

How many types of rupee notes have you seen so far? You will see notes up to Rs. 1,2,5,10,20,50,100,200,500,1000,2000. However, after 2016, thousands of rupees notes have been closed. And the highest denomination note in India is 2000 rupees note.

The NGO called 5th Pillar was the first to press a lakh notes of ‘0’ rupees

We all know that all notes in India are printed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). But ‘0’ rupee note 2006, was not printed by RBI. This was done by a non-profit organization in South India. They printed this note in 4 languages. Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu.

Millions of rupees were printed to eliminate corruption and black money

The purpose of the 5th pillar NGO behind the printing of ‘0’ rupee notes was to eradicate corruption and black money from the country and to raise awareness against it. The ‘0’ rupee note came to the fore as a tool against corruption and black. It was written on this note that if anyone wants a bribe, give this note to him and inform our NGO about this.

The note was distributed among 3 million people

This initiative started not only in Tamil Nadu, but all over the country. 3 million notes were distributed across the country. Of these, more than 2.7 million notes were distributed in Tamil Nadu alone. Vijay Anand, founder of 5th pillar company, started this campaign. He distributed these zero taka notes through his volunteers in every yard starting from the railway station. A letter was also given to the people along with this note. So that people were made aware of their rights.

People were being awakened with the slogan ‘No bribe and no bribe’

The 5th pillar organization has been raising awareness against corruption for the last five years. In this campaign, he has so far visited 1,200 schools, colleges and people in South India to speak out against corruption and raise awareness. This is why zero money notes were made and people were made to sign them. Let it be known that so far more than 5 lakh people have signed it. It is written in this note that I will not take or give bribe. And the 5th pillar company is moving forward with this sentence.

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