New Symbol of Indian Rupee Currency
So finally, jury panel of Indian cabinet decided the new symbol of Indian rupee. Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the design, which includes both the Devnagiri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ and has two parallel lines running at the top. The parallel lines symbolize the equal to sign.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni in New Delhi said, “With this India will join an elite group of countries which have a distinct currency symbol. It denotes the robustness of Indian economy. I will now hold up the design that was finally selected. This was sent in by Udaya Kumar from IIT”.