Cost of living in Bhubaneswar, India

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Latest price update: September 15, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district ₨123
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨185
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨91
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨29
12 eggs, large ₨57
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨81
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨105
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes ₨22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨75
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨760
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨38
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨34,798
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,245
Internet 8MB (1 month) ₨868
40” flat screen TV ₨47,364
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt ₨12,938
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨335
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨155
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨2,773
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) ₨3,091
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) ₨3,378
1 pair of leather business shoes ₨2,382
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,738,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨74
Monthly ticket public transport ₨661
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) ₨224
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) ₨145
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨300
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨209
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨251
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨181
Tube of toothpaste ₨55
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨162
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨823
2 tickets to the movies ₨245
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨633
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert ₨2,170
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨596
Capuccino in expat area of the city ₨94
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨126
iPod nano 16GB ₨12,383
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨9
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,270
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes ₨130

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