HomeCrypto GamingUnpacking India's CBDC Pilots as Country Prepares for Digital Rupee

Unpacking India’s CBDC Pilots as Country Prepares for Digital Rupee


India launched two CBDC pilots final yr. The primary, a wholesale CBDC effort (CBDC-W), started on Nov. 1 with the participation of 9 banks. The opposite, a retail CBDC (CBDC-R) pilot, launched on Dec. 1 in 4 cities – Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Bhubaneswar. Initially, 4 banks, together with the State Financial institution of India, ICICI Financial institution, Sure Financial institution and IDFC First Financial institution participated.


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