The Logo of RBI

11 Jan 2017  Wed

Have you ever looked at logos and wondered what their meanings were or what inspired the designer?

Today will be glimpsing upon the logo of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). We are sure that you might be having a hint about it.

The Reserve Bank of India is India’s central banking Institution, which controls the monetary policy of the Indian rupee. It was founded on 1st April 1935.

Before selecting any design the RBI had to follow few guidelines. After looking various designs they came to the East India Company’s Double Mohur which depicts a lion with a palm tree behind it. This design was selected as the base with some variations into it.

The lion was replaced by our national animal tiger, which is also native to India. Symbolically the tiger stands for grace, strength, and power. Do you see a tiger on any other coins of India? The Pashupati seal of Indus Valley Civilization also depicts this animal on it.

On the other hand, the palm tree signifies the truth, value, vitality, warmth, fertile, protection and singleness of purpose. The name of the central bank in Devanagari and English is written around.

So now you know how we got the logo of RBI. Spread knowledge and stay tuned with our website!