Central bank to launch e-rupee pilot for retail users this month: RBI Governor Shaktikanta

The RBI has started a pilot program of its digital currency from Tuesday, allowing select banks to use it for settling secondary-market transactions in government securities.

Banks have already traded Rs 275 crore of bonds on the first day using the new form of currency. The retail part of the trial of e-rupee will be launched this month.

 

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