What is the symbol of Indian Rupee?
Some countries currencies have symbols like American Dollar-$, Briton pound-ï¿½, EU euro-ï¿½, Japan n-ï¿½.
For Indian rupee there is no symbol. Indian government started process to making a symbol for Indian currency rupee.
India planning To make strong place for rupee internationally. Part of this Indian govt invited designs for rupee from people in last march. Completing of due date April, 400 designs have received. RBI deputy governor Usha Thorat comity selected 5 designs from 400 designs. In January lastly one symbol will be selected. Financial minister and central cabinet also have to approve this symbol. So 3 months more time should be taken.
Interviews will b conducted in Delhi to candidates who designed last 5 designs. For the winner 2.5 lakhs cash prize will be presented. These last 5 designs 25 thousands will be presented for each one. Last five designs made from Jithesh Padmashali (Ad agency), Sharuk (Designing professional), D.Udhay kumar (IIT Student), Nanditha koreo Mehatha (Architect ) are from Mumbai, another 5th one from Kerala Teacher, Shobin. RBI feeling that rupee symbol should represents Indian culture and traditions, Indian brand value and comfort for standard computer keyboard.
The final selection of INR