Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaws: A Model of Integration to In-City Transportation

Whither atmanirbhar payments?

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

It is critical that we attain resilience in the payments ecosystem with Indian alternatives, should foreign players decide to stop providing services or if duopolies… Continue reading Whither atmanirbhar payments?

Decacorn’s fall signals startup governance crisis

By Siddharth Subudhi

The Pioneer newspaper has published an article by Sidharth Subudhi from Cdep discussing the decline of Decacorn, signaling a crisis in startup governance. Discord among stakeholders and decreasing valuations in Indian startups raise concerns about the future direction of the country’s startup landscape.

Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaws: A Model of Integration to In-City Transportation

By Siddharth Subudhi & Rudraksha Mitra

Three-wheeler auto rickshaw drivers remain in a perpetual state of economic hardship because of significant idle hours with no revenue generation. Having been restricted to… Continue reading Three Wheeler Auto Rickshaws: A Model of Integration to In-City Transportation

How to fund India’s booming data consumption? Who pays for an ever-expanding network?

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

This explosive growth in data consumption is both a triumph and a challenge for India’s telecom industry. While consumers rejoice in the digital abundance, Telecom… Continue reading How to fund India’s booming data consumption? Who pays for an ever-expanding network?

Future Of India’s Digital Landscape

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

In shaping the trajectory of India’s digital landscape, collaboration emerges as a key factor India’s digital landscape is booming. From bustling online marketplaces to ubiquitous… Continue reading Future Of India’s Digital Landscape

OPINION: Implications of proposed Delhi aggregator policy on mitigating pollution levels

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya & Siddharth Subudhi

In a bid to reduce the pollution levels in the capital, the Delhi government has introduced the Draft Delhi Motor Vehicle Aggregator and Delivery Service… Continue reading OPINION: Implications of proposed Delhi aggregator policy on mitigating pollution levels

Google’s googly has confounded digital companies and the government

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

A googly is a deceptive delivery in cricket where the ball spins in the opposite direction to that of a traditional leg-spin delivery. Google’s stance… Continue reading Google’s googly has confounded digital companies and the government

Budget Update 2024

Interim Budget 2024 showcases govt’s intent to foster self-sufficiency, growth across sectors

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

The full budget will come post-election, in July, when the new government is formed, but the interim budget has provided direction for the nation’s aspirations. It is now in the country’s interest to explore how to achieve growth.

Hindenburg report, OCCRP and Canadian terrorist Pannun: A plot against Indian economy

Hindenburg Report, OCCRP and Canadian Terrorist Pannun: A Plot Against Indian Economy

By Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya

The Supreme court threw out the petition for further investigation of the Adani group by a Special Investigation Team, based on the George Soros backed… Continue reading Hindenburg Report, OCCRP and Canadian Terrorist Pannun: A Plot Against Indian Economy

Dark Patterns- Govt shouldn’t just regulate, it must also educate & empower customers

Dark Patterns: Govt Shouldn’t Just Regulate, It Must Also Educate & Empower Customers

By Siddharth Subudhi

To regulate potential manipulation, the Government of India’s initiative is rather well placed. But, something which comes to mind with the GoI seeking public comments on the draft guidelines is Less Government, More Governance

Allowing Autos To Carry Both Passenger And Cargo

Allowing Autos To Carry Both Passenger and Cargo Can Benefit Drivers and The Gig Economy

By Ruben Banerjee

An experimental permission of dual usage – allowing transportation of passengers and freight – can pave the way for the future, helping urban mobility and augmenting incomes of auto drivers.

Man, Machine and Algorithms: G20 Under India Takes Giant Step in Digital Skilling

Man, Machine and Algorithms: G20 Under India Takes Giant Step in Digital Skilling

By V. Abhishek

The success of this year’s DEWG stems from members’ commitment to action-oriented outcomes, building on discussions from previous presidencies.