The Rupee symbol can be downloaded from http://tdil-dc.in/ and typed by pressing 'Alt Gr' together with '4'.
The software, released by TDIL Datacentre, has been developed by Unicode Consortium and ISO within three months of selection the rupee symbol.
Microsoft has also released an update to support the new currency symbol for the Indian Rupee in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2.
It is available on http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2496898.
Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) programme is an initiative of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
Source: Rediff Business