Download the updated Windows fonts as these include support for the new Indian Rupee symbol. You can then type the Rupee sign in Word using common fonts like Arial, Times New Roman or Tahoma.
The new design for the Rupee currency symbol is now part of the official Unicode Standard, version 6.0 with the character code U+20B9.
Amitabh Bachchan is hosting the next season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian version of the popular UK game show – Who wants to be a millionaire.
The Indian Government has proposed that the Unicode character code U + 0971 be assigned for the new Rupee symbol.
This image is the final currency symbol (see candidates) of our Indian Rupee. Unlike other currency symbols like the Dollar or the Euro, you can’t however type the Rupee symbol using the standard Roman keyboard as the Unicode Consortium has not assigned a unique (ASCII) code to this new Rupee symbol yet but there are some free fonts that include this symbol already.
Like the US Dollar ($) and the Japanese Yen (Â¥), the Indian Rupee too will soon have a unique sign that will be recognized worldwide.
A currency sign (like $, Â£ or â‚¬) is a graphic symbol often used as a shorthand for a currency’s name. The Indian Rupee symbol design contest by Finance Ministry is looking for creative designs that also connect with Indian history and culture.
India is facing a peculiar problem of ‘Dutch Disease’. The term refers to a situation where there are large inflows of foreign exchange due to discovery of natural resources or massive foreign investment in the country which in turn leads to appreciation of the currency, undermining the traditional export industries.
After creating nerves for Indian exporters, especially the IT companies, the rupee finally touched a month low by falling 43 paisa to close at 41.13 (it touched an intraday high of 41.18) on 8 June.
The Indian rupee is close to its 9 year high against US Dollar, and scores of news has been written about it in the pink newspapers and business channels.