” Governor Adhikar suggested that
the central banks under
study the feasibility of
implementing Central Bank
Digital Currency (CBDC). “
He also confirmed – NRB committed for development of digital economy and financial system
The NRB reported that a joint program with the UNCDF addressed financial inclusion which has risen since 2011.
As financial inclusion improves and digitization, CBDCs could be used to effect payments and provide more benefits.