Bridge Policy Think Tank with AK & Partners is organizing a webinar on the themes of ‘Imagining Central Bank Digital Currency for India’ [Read details]


Mr. Tarun Nangia, Associate Editor (Special Projects), News X, Column Editor of Policy & Politics and Legally Speaking, The Guardian.

Meet the Panelists:

1. Shri Subhash Chandra Garg

  • Advisor to Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Former Secretary, Ministry of Power & Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Chairman, High Level Inter Ministerial Committee on Virtual Currencies, submitted Draft Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019.








2. Mr. Mathew Van Niekerk

Co-Founder CEO of SettleMint & DataBroker

3. Mr. Anuroop Omkar

  • Partner, AK & Partners
  • Mediator World Bank

4. Shri Rajesh Bansal

  • Senior Adviser, Carnegie India
  • Independent Consultant, Asian Development Bank & World Bank
  • Former General Manager, Reserve Bank of India

5. Shri P.K. Dash

  • Former Special Secretary and Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Details of Webinar — 

Date – 7 August 2020 (Friday)
Time – 5:30 – 7:30 P.M. I.S.T. (GMT + 5:30 hrs)

Click on the following link to register:


Sub-Themes of the Webinar:

  • Difference between Cryptocurrency and Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
  • Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and blockchain for faster transfer of funds under various government benefit schemes
  • Flattening the cross-border payments hegemony while flattening the curve
  • Imagining Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) for New Digital India — Key Features and Concerns
  • Issues of trading and taxation

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