Frequently Asked Questions

Exchange Rate – 1945-1971

Que - “Please provide the details of Exchange Rate value of INR against USD dollar from the year 1947 till date”.

Ans – Information regarding USD-INR rates for the period 1945-46 – 1970-71 is available at the following link: Exchange Rate – 1945-1971

2. Information regarding USD-INR rate for the period 1970-71 to 2013-14 is available on:
http://dbie.rbi.org.in/DBIE/dbie.rbi?site=publications -> Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy -> Part I -> Annual Series -> Trade & Balance of Payments -> Table 147 - EXCHANGE RATE OF THE INDIAN RUPEE VIS-À-VIS THE SDR, US DOLLAR, POUND STERLING, D. M. /EURO AND JAPANESE YEN (calendar Year – Annual Average)

3. Information for the year 2015 onwards is available on
https://www.rbi.org.in/scripts/ReferenceRateArchive.aspx


RESERVE BANK OF INDIA
FINANCIAL MARKETS OPERATION DEPARTMENT

Average of Working Days INR To 100 USD
1945-46 332.25
1946-47 331.96875
1947-48 331.75
1948-49 331.75
1949-50 407.4375
1950-51 477.50
1951-52 478.15625
1952-53 478.25
1953-54 476.25
1954-55 477.78125
1955-56 478.9375
1956-57 479.22
1957-58 478.32
1958-59 476.54
1959-60 476.80
1960-61 476.82
1961-62 477.20
1962-63 477.20
1963-64 478.29

Average of Working Days 1 USD to INR 100
1960-61 20.97
1965-66 20.90
1966-67 20.86 / 13.20
1967-68 13.22
1968-69 13.12
1969-70 13.26
1970-71 13.23

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