ODE Updates: Volume I

| 10 June 2021

A quick round-up of writing and developments — connected to ODEs and their principles — that we’ve read over the last few months.

Digital Public Goods in a Pandemic Era
In this op-ed, the author discusses the need for equity and a level playing field in digitalisation. [Read more]

Harnessing citizen-centric urban governance potential 

Several digital urban governance initiatives were launched in February with the aim of furthering citizen-centric governance. [Read more]

Using technology to transform India’s legal system

The Supreme Courts e-committee released a manual for the use of free ‘e-Courts Services’ application in 14 languages. [Read more]
Govt. releases consultation paper on IDEA
The government is working on a blueprint for adoption of tech in agriculture. Comments are invited by 30th June. [Read more]

Next steps for government digital ID systems 

Owing to the accelerated tech adoption during the pandemic, several countries around the world are debating digital ID systems. [Read more]

CoWIN integration: Third-party apps

The MoHFW released guidelines for the integration of the Indian vaccination portal CoWIN with third-party applications and developers. [Read more]