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Coin and Currency Division

Contact Address of Divisional Head:-

Ms. Manisha Sinha
Additional Secretary (C&C,OMI & Admin)
Department of Economic Affairs,
Room No. 40-B, North Block,
New Delhi-110001.
Email:- manisha[dot]sinha[at]nic[dot]in
Telephone No. 23092882, 23094550

The Coin and Currency Division comprises the following three Sections:-

I. Currency Section

  1. All policy matters relating to design, form and material of currency notes/banknotes including security features, and operational issues relating to production, planning of printing of bank notes.
  2. Currency related legislation, indigenization of bank note materials.
  3. Expansion, up-gradation and modernization of Presses, Paper Mills, Ink factory, etc.
  4. Administration of SBN (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017 and Rules made thereunder.
  5. Policy issues on virtual currencies including legislation.
  6. Sectoral charge :- Chandigarh and Delhi.

II. SPMC Section

  1. DEA is the Administrative Department of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) which is a Mini-Ratna Category-I, Schedule-‘A’ CPSE of GoI. SPMC Section looks after all issues relating to appointment to Board Level posts in SPMCIL and residual establishment matters of the nine Units of SPMCIL.
  2. Coordination of meetings of SPMCIL Board, SPMCIL Pension Fund Trust.
  3. MoU with SPMCIL etc.

III. Coin Section

  1. All policy matters relating to design, shape and size of circulation coins.
  2. Fixation of fair selling price of coins.
  3. Coins related legislation (The Coinage Act, 2011) and issuance of Commemorative Coins.
  4. Production planning of coins and determination of indent of coins.
  5. Issues related to security products viz. Passport, Postal stamps, Non-Judicial Stamp Paper.
  6. Expansion, diversification and modernization of Mints and Security Presses.
  7. Sectoral charge:- Odisha and West Bengal.
S.No. Section Name Director/Deputy Secretary Under Secretary/Deputy Director Section Officer
1 SPMC Director
Room No.33,
North Block
Tel: 2309 3513 23095244
Under Secretary
Room No. 241-F,
North Block
Tel. 23095175
Section Officer
Room No. 241-F,
North Block
Tel.23095175
2 Currency Deputy Secretary
Room No.241-F,
North Block
Tel: 2309 2486, 23095013
Deputy Director
Room No. 241-C,
North Block
Tel. 23095235
Section Officer,
Room No. 241-F,
North Block
Tel. 23095137
3 Coin Deputy Secretary
Room No.241-F,
North Block
Tel: 2309 2486, 23095013
Under Secretary
Room No. 241-C,
North Block
Tel. 23095753
Section Officer,
Room No. 242-C,
North Block
Tel. 23095152
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