ODE Updates: Volume XII

| 23 December 2022

Forging DPGs through DPI

In a piece for Hindustan Times, Prashant Jha  suggests that after its success with digital public goods, India should focus its energies towards the next big, complementary goal — setting principles and standards that can catapult the nation as a “norm entrepreneur” in the domain.

Debjani Ghosh writes for LiveMint about how India’s G20 presidency for 2023 offers the nation a platform to showcase its success story. The article suggests that this opportunity presents a chance for India to lay out a framework for a citizen-centric digital economy.

An article by Apoorva Lalwani for ORF highlights India’s role as G20 president in developing conversations and standards for cross border data flows, digital trust and data privacy. It discusses the need to harmonise regulations across countries for seamless exchanges that can benefit all.

The 2022 State of the Digital Public Goods Ecosystem report released by Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) tracks developments in the entire DPG ecosystem, including efforts of DPGA member countries, and DPGs across multiple sectors.


Further reading:

To know more about India’s experience in driving tech-enabled transformation check out India Stack Global – a repository that details the implementation methodology and impact of various GovTech initiatives

To track different types of Digital Public Goods, and their relevance to the Sustainable Development Goals check out DPGA’s Registry and data explorer