Technological advancement is enabling governments to break away from this fragmented model and adopt an approach that allows individual departments to share infrastructural capacities. In policy parlance, this new approach is referred to as an ‘ecosystem-based’ delivery model, wherein several government departments are integrated at the back end, operate on the same platform, with their workflows interoperable with each other.
Any digital system built to deliver social protection to citizens must accentuate the benefits of digitisation for citizens while suppressing any harm to them.
Response to the White Paper on the Strategy for National Open Digital Ecosystems released by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in February 2020
In this document, we present our response to the White Paper on the Strategy for National Open Digital Ecosystems (the White Paper) released by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in February 2020. We are deeply concerned that creating National Open Digital Ecosystems (NODEs) as envisioned in the White Paper could entrench existing problems with service delivery and hamper the growth of a free and fair digital economy.
In this blog post, we present our comments to the White Paper on Strategy for National Open Digital Ecosystems in response to the call for comments by MeitY