Governance: Digitization for an inclusive society

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Issues related to the development of the social sector, healthcare, education, human resources etc   Context: Seven years since the launch of Digital India (2015), Digital India Week is being celebrated for emphasizing the ‘digital-first’ economy. The ‘ ‘Digital India” programme was launched to transform the country into a “digitally empowered …

What is tokenisation and why has RBI issued new guidelines?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising out of it.   Context: The Reserve Bank of India has extended the implementation date of card-on-file (CoF) tokenisation norms by six months to June 30, 2022. As per new guidelines, online players will have to delete any credit and debit card data stored on …

Consequences of growing digital divide:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Protection of vulnerable sections of the society.   Consequences of growing digital divide Context: The Supreme Court has flaggedthe consequences of growing digital divide. It observed, the digital divide caused by online classes will defeat the fundamental right of every child to education.   How have online classes impacted children? …