'Indian Rupee Symbol' - The Philosophy behind the Design of the Symbol
The Indian rupee symbol has been selected for the Indian rupee, the official currency of India.
The design of this symbol was selected through a nationwide competition. The design integrates both the Devanagiri letterform 'RA' and the Latin capital letter 'R'. The Unicode character set for the Indian rupee symbol is U+20B9.
The design philosophy of the symbol is derived from the Devanagari script, a traditional script deeply rooted in our Indian culture. The symbol also seamlessly integrates the Latin script which is widely used around the world.
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