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  • Vinay Nair

Is it Time for India to Get a Rupee Cryptocurrency?

As the threat of #coronavirus casts a pall over the world, India must prepare itself to battle the twin troubles of a viral outbreak and economic collapse.

There is no way to sugarcoat the fact that our economy is currently in shambles. The Union Budget of 2020 has done little to repair things and with the unraveling of the Yes Bank scandal, the public faith in existing financial systems is now lower than ever.

The Finance Minister's silence since the Budget session is echoing through the rapidly emptying alleyways of India, as people quarantine themselves and wonder what their livelihoods will look like when all of this passes.