How to Add New Indian Rupee Symbol in currency

Posted: July 7, 2011 in Magento, Version 1.4.*

To Add New Rupee symbol in magento currency follow below steps:

1. Add below css and js in header.phtml of your design theme.
link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=””
script src= type=”text/javascript”

2. add below code in root.xml
path of file: lib/Zend/Locale/Data/root.xml open file in wordpad


currency type=”INR”

replace symbol Rs with: amp#x20B9; (use & for amp).

3. After this refersh cache from admin and manually delete cache from front var/cache folder.

Now in front end it will display new India rupee symbol.

Krupal Lakhia

  1. Anagha Patil says:

    There is another way you can do it is explained in this tutorial

    For more details you can also refer

  2. Vikram says:

    Very helpfull tutorial . Really works.

  3. Abhishek says:

    Works like a Champ in Win 7. But it will not display in Win XP. any other alternative for it ???

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