The money that is used in India is called the Indian rupee.
Some of the current exchange rates are as follows:
1 US $ = 54 rupees
1 UK pound = 88 rupees
1 Euro = 71 rupees
1 Chinese yuan 8 rupees
To give you an example of how far your money will go in India here are the cost of some common items:
Soft drink ~ 20 rupees
Choc bar ~ 10 rupees
Soap ~ 14 rupees
Face cleanser ~ 60 rupees
Banana ~ 3 rupees
You will find that your money goes a long way! Kids love going to the markets because you can buy a toy or trinket for only 10 rupees…
N.B. Please check the internet or your bank closer to your trip to check the exact exchange rate.