Rupee Symbol: India

Independent Media
D. Udaya Kumar, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) assistant professor who is the man behind the symbol of the Indian rupee approved by the union cabinet on Thursday.

The cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, decided to adopt a new symbol for the Indian rupee to put it in the same bracket as other international currencies like the US dollar, the British pound and the Japanese yen.


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