India has Rupees (=100 paise) as its currency. Notes come in denominations of Rs 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, and coins come in denomination of Rs 10, 5, 2, 1, and 50 and 25 paise.
Currency can be changed at airports; banks and certain authorized moneychangers.
Cards such as American express, Diners club, Master card and Visa are accepted at many places.
Traveler’s cheques are widely accepted at number of banks and hotels.
Import and export of local currency is illicit.
Banking hours are 10:00 to 14:00 from Mon to Fri, and 10:00 to 12:00 on sat.