1 Dollar in Rupees - 1 USD to INR - $ to Rs
Today, 1.00 (one) Dollar is worth 73.72 Rupee, ie, $1.00 = Rs73.72. That's because the Dollar exchange rate today, used to convert to Rupee, is 73.72. So, to make Dollars to Rupees conversion, you just need to multiply the amount in USD by 73.72, the exchange rate.
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The Dollar is the official American currency. USD/INR represents the value of American money in Indian money and it is called the 'exchange rate'. The Dollar to Indian Rupee exchange rate today is at 73.723.
As an example, suppose you are from New Delhi India and you travel to New york or in Los Angeles United States. There, you need to get 1 Dollars ($) at a New york or in Los Angeles bank to pay your hotel. In this case you would pay 73.723 x 1 = 73.723 Indian Rupees. But, in practice, you will pay more (or perhaps much more) to get the same amount of your foreign currency due to the margin for the money conversion services costs like: commissions, credit card surcharges, ATM fees and other expenses.
In the example above for a 1.00 Dollars amount, the result of the money conversion is 75.19746 INR for a 2% margin or 75.93469 INR for a 3% margin.
Note: If you use our Dollar to Indian Rupee conversion calculator, you only need to choose the amount of margin in its drop-down list and have an estimate of how much you will pay to get the desired amount.
By the way: there are some notations for this currency pair like USD-INR or USDINR among others. The currency symbol for Dollar is ($) while the currency symbol for Indian Rupee is (Rs)