• Tanya Bhatia Assistant Professor in Delhi University
  • Shweta Singh Chauhan Research Scholar
  • Shreya Sharma Research Scholar


Currency, Demonetization, Black money, Indian Economy


This paper examines the impact of demonetization on Indian economy. Demonetization refers to cancellation of a particular currency from circulation and retired. The currency will not be considered as a valid currency. Or it can be said a change of paper currency where new units of paper currency replace the old one. In India, the currency was demonetized for the first time on 12th January 1946(Saturday) and second time on 16thJanuary1978 (Monday) and on November 8th 2016 (Tuesday) the demonetization was announced for the third time by the honorable prime minister Narendra Modi where Rs 500 and Rs1000 notes were withdrawn from circulation. This move was taken to cleanse the economic system and end black money from the economy. This paper attempts to explain what is demonetization and its impact on different sectors of economy. And will try to analyze the positives and negatives of demonetization after 5 years of its implementation.


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Tanya Bhatia, Shweta Singh Chauhan, & Shreya Sharma. (2022). IMPACT OF DEMONETIZATION ON INDIAN ECONOMY. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 8(12). Retrieved from