It's official! IITian gives Rupee its symbol

Kumar's symbol (seen above) is formed by the merger of the Devanagari 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' without the stem. An amalgam of the Devanagari ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ without the stem…. [it] is based on the Tricolour and “arithmetic equivalence”. While the white space between the two horizontal lines gives the impression of the national flag with the Ashok Chakra, the two bold parallel lines stand for ‘equals to’, representing balance in the economy, both within and with other economies of the world. via sify.com via ft.com Can't wait to see what key this symbol grabs on the keyboard.

Kumar's symbol (seen above) is formed by the merger of the Devanagari 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' without the stem.
An amalgam of the Devanagari ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ without the stem…. [it] is based on the Tricolour and “arithmetic equivalence”. While the white space between the two horizontal lines gives the impression of the national flag with the Ashok Chakra, the two bold parallel lines stand for ‘equals to’, representing balance in the economy, both within and with other economies of the world.
via ft.com

Can't wait to see what key this symbol grabs on the keyboard.