Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicDigital rupee

Topic: Digital rupee

RBI uses e-rupee to settle 2.75 billion rupees of government bonds in pilot project

The digital rupee would make the interbank market more efficient, the RBI said Monday, when it announced the pilot for CBDC in the wholesale segment.

Before RBI launches digital rupee, it must clear for Indians what the incentives are

RBI should be mindful of four key aspects as it lays the foundation for a digital rupee architecture.

Will RBI’s digital rupee be a hit? Well, there are so many ifs and buts

The currency is likely to have stable value, limiting appeal as an asset. It may be safer than holding cash, but tech, connectivity will pose issues, if meant for wide use by households.

Govt can ban Bitcoin but for ‘digital rupee’ to succeed, India has to do a lot

The ‘digital rupee’ could be India’s chance to move away from being an economy with one of the highest cash to GDP ratios.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.