∙ YES Bank has announced the launch of UPI Interoperability on the Reserve Bank of India's Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) app. ∙ This action intends to broaden the use of the Digital Rupee and demonstrates the bank's dedication to technological advancements.

∙ Tata Power-DDL, a joint venture between Tata Power and the government of NCT of Delhi announced that the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) has renewed recognition for its smart grid lab as a 'in-house research and development (R&D) unit' for the next three years. ∙ This designation as an R&D unit has been extended for three years, till March 31, 2026.

∙ NTPC Ltd announced that the Lara Super Thermal Power Project, Stage II, has received investment clearance from its board of directors. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 15,529.99 crore. ∙ This power plant has two units, each with an installed capacity of 800 MW, for a total installed capacity of 1,600 MW.