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India Exploring Commercial Uses for Central Bank Digital Currency, Says Finance Minister

The Indian government is exploring “several commercial use purposes and not just financial inclusion” for its central bank digital currency. India’s finance minister clarified that the aim is for the digital rupee, which will be backed by the Reserve Bank of......

India’s Digital Currency to Take ‘Very Calibrated, Graduated’ Approach, Says RBI Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar has outlined the implications of India issuing a central bank digital currency, the digital rupee. ”I think central banks would go about it in a very calibrated, graduated manner, assessing impact......

RBI Deputy Governor: Banning Crypto Is ‘Most Advisable’ for India, Regulation Is ‘Futile’

A deputy governor of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), likens cryptocurrencies to Ponzi schemes, emphasizing that they cannot be regulated. “It would be futile to regulate cryptocurrencies,” he claims, stating that they should be banned. RBI’s Deputy......

India’s Prime Minister Modi: Digital Rupee Will Strengthen Digital Economy, Revolutionize Fintech

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, says an Indian central bank digital currency will strengthen the digital economy. The digital rupee will also revolutionize the fintech sector by creating new opportunities and lessening the burden of handling, printing, and the logistics of......

Deloitte: 82% of Indians Surveyed Plan to Invest in Crypto Once Government Provides Regulatory Clarity

A recent survey by Deloitte shows that 82% of Indians plan to invest in cryptocurrency when the government provides more clarity surrounding the regulation of crypto assets. Moreover, 77.4% of respondents want cryptocurrency to be treated as securities. Indian Crypto Survey:......

India’s Central Bank RBI Discusses Digital Currency and CBDC Launch With Minimal Impact on Monetary Policy

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), says a basic central bank digital currency (CBDC) model must be adopted initially and tested comprehensively to minimize the impact on the country’s monetary policy and banking system. The Indian apex bank......