Jaitley attended Parliament for a day last week, and is expected to return to the Finance Ministry in North Block this week, after his kidney transplant in May.
On Tuesday, the rupee crashed to its lifetime low of 70.09 against the US dollar on global concerns over Turkey's economic woes, which have affected various emerging markets. Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Garg
has said the Reserve Bank of India
has spent around $23 billion to intervene and support the rupee. When asked what if the currency falls to 80 versus the dollar, Garg said it would not be a concern provided all other currencies depreciate in the same range.