Monday, February 28, 2011

Recommendations of Technology advisory Group for Unique Projects (TAGUP) Accepted in Principle
New Series of Coins with the Rupee Symbol to be issued

Some additional measures for good governance have been proposed in the Union Budget 2011-12. While presenting the Union Budget the Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee said in Lok Sabha that Technology Advisory Group for Unique Projects (TAGUP) has submitted its report and its recommendations have been accepted in principle.

The Finance Minister Shri Mukherjee also informed the house that the government has approached Unicode Standards Authority for inclusion of the Indian Rupee Symbol in international standard. A new series of coins carrying this symbol will also be issued shortly.

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