The Great Debate (India)

A new symbol for the rupee?

The Indian rupee will soon get its own unique symbol, joining the dollar, pound sterling, euro and the yen as international currencies with an identity that is instantly recognizable worldwide.

Five designs had been shortlisted by the government following an all-India contest and media reports suggest the Cabinet will choose the winning entry (from the following five) this week.

New rupee symbol?Which is your favourite design for the rupee symbol? Does the use of such a symbol reflect India’s growing importance in the global economy? Share your views.