Money and Living Costs

The Indian currency is the Rupee; one rupee consists of 100 paise. Coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5 and 10 rupees and bill in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000 are in wide circulation.

India is a relatively cheap country to live in and compared to other metropolitan cities in India, Delhi is relatively inexpensive. Citizens of Delhi have access to top-quality schools, high-standard health-care, wide-range of entertainment and cultural activities all at relatively moderate prices. Traveling by Delhi metro is a convenient and economical option and the Delhi transport corporation (DTC) runs a vast and economical network of buses. 

Click here to have an idea of living costs in Delhi.