Forex reserves rose by USD 500 million to USD 309.91 billion in the week ended April 25, 2014 from the previous week, data from the RBI showed on Friday.
In the week ended April 18, 2014, India's forex reserves snapped a seven-week rising streak, falling by USD 31.6 million to USD 309.41 billion over the previous week.
Foreign currency assets, which are expressed in dollar terms and include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of non US currencies such as euro, pound and yen held in reserves, rose by USD 493.2 million to USD 282 billion in the week ended April 25, 2014 from the previous week, the RBI added.
Foreign currency assets are the biggest component of the overall forex reserves.
India's gold reserves stood unchanged at USD 21.566 billion in the week ended March 28, 2014 from the previous week, data showed.