the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023

Privacy dilemma: Safeguarding personal data in the digital era

A parliamentary standing committee underscores the urgent need for a comprehensive data protection law to strike a balance between technological advancement and safeguarding citizens' privacy. Read more »
A case for developing international digital standards

International digital standards: The key to a thriving digital economy

The T20 India policy brief presents a compelling case for developing international digital standards to enhance the inclusive growth of the global #digitalservices sector. #wto #g20 #digitalgovernance Read more »
Residential segregation in India

Residential segregation: The impact of India’s hidden divide

Residential segregation in India has far-reaching consequences, hindering access to opportunities and educational outcomes for marginalised communities. #urbanisation #poverty #publicservices Read more »
Global food security under threat

Global food security at risk as fertilizer prices surge

An OECD-FAO report highlights the need for steps to address food loss, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and ensure a stable multilateral trading system to ensure food security. #climatechange #poverty Read more »
IMF external sector report

India’s external sector badly needs structural reforms

India's external sector thrives amid global uncertainties, but a closer look reveals vulnerabilities. #currentaccount #cad #forexreserves #exchangerate Read more »
plastic pollution crisis

Plastic pollution crisis calls for urgent solutions

A study published in Nature says the cost of cleaning up #plastic pollution, running into billions of #dollars, will be the biggest challenge. #plasticpollution Read more »
Protection of user privacy and personal data

Digital paradox: User privacy guarantees are not as robust as they appear

Digital platforms have an incentive to collect as much data as possible, even if it means compromising user privacy. #dataprotection #userdata #privacy Read more »
The 16th Finance Commission needs to address the complaints from the southern states

Rupee gains traction as global currency, says RBI report

An RBI report lists challenges to the rupee's global acceptance and outlines a roadmap for its internationalisation. #rupee #dollar #sdr #rbi Read more »
RBI releases financial stability report

RBI Financial Stability Report: Banking system resilient, but not immune to risks

The RBI's Financial Stability Report highlights the resilience of the Indian financial system, while emphasising the need for vigilance and regulatory initiatives to address emerging challenges. #rbireport #financialstability #inflation #npa #rbi Read more »
unleashing the potential of Generative AI

Generative AI: The miracle that is shaping the global economy

Generative AI can increase productivity levels and create new opportunities by unleashing its economic potential and revolutionising industries. #generativeAI #ChatGPT #bard #artificialintelligence Read more »