Amount in Words in Indian Rupees

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What does Rupee mean?

The rupee is the currency of India. The name derives from the Sanskrit word rupya, meaning "wrought silver", and was first used as a term for Indian silver coins in 16th-century Mughal India.

Indian Currency

Indian denomination is different from other countries. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the central bank of India which controls the monetary policy of the Indian currency. The RBI is responsible for issuing and circulating the Indian currency. The official currency of India is called the Indian Rupee (INR) and has a symbol of Rs or ₹.
1 INR = 100 Paise

The Indian rupee has denominations of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000 rupees.

Coins: Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10
Banknotes: Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 2000

To convert numbers to words in Indian Rupees, we have created this INR converter tool. The tool takes into consideration the units of the Indian numbering system ie. Lakhs and Crores and converts the number into words accordingly.

Changing numbers in words in English Rupees is simple and easy with our tool, try it out now!

Difference in Notations

When we convert numbers into words, there is a difference between the western and Indian notation. Let us look at how the notation of the west differs from the Indian number system.

  • One Lakh is equal to one hundred thousand in English
  • Ten Lakh is called one million in English
  • Crore is known as ten million in English
  • Ten Crore is known as one hundred million in English
  • Arab is known as one billion in English

Why convert a currency amount in words?

When currency is written in words, it is often easier to read. This can be especially useful when dealing with large amounts of money.

Another reason to use our converter tool is for cheques. When writing a cheque, you will need to spell out the amount in words. This is to prevent fraud and to ensure that the amount is clear.

Our converter tool can also be useful when trying to understand a bill from a hotel or other service provider like your electricity bill. Sometimes, these bills can be confusing, but if you convert the amount to words, it can be much easier to understand.

Finally, our converter tool is simply a quick and easy way to get the amount in words from Indian rupees. No matter what your reason for needing the amount in words, our converter tool will help you out.