Last summer, Indian Govt. announced the official symbol of India currency Rupee, to join an elite group of countries like US dollar, euro, which have a distinct symbol of currency.
The Rupee symbol design includes both Devnagiri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ and has two parallel lines running at the top, which symbolize the equal to sign. The new Rupee symbol is already a part of Unicode version 6.0 and today Microsoft has released an update for Windows that adds support for the new currency symbol for the Indian Rupee. This update includes font support, locale changes, and keyboard support.
Windows Server 2008 R2 (IA-64)
How to type Indian Rupee symbol?
Change font to Rupee and press tilde (~) key below Esc button on keyboard.
– UPDATED 5/20/2011