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Dear Pari, India’s first narrative podcast on adoption hosted by parents Rakesh and Priya, will take the listeners through their journey of adopting their daughter while discussing pertinent issues. Parents, adoptees, government officials, anti-trafficking experts on child adoption are part of this series. This series is brought to you by Suno India, a podcast platform for issues that matter. Subscribe on www.sunoindia.in

Episode 18 – Digital Pipe Dreams

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has recently started holding consultations on a whitepaper titled “National Open Digital Ecosystem" or NODE.The aim of the consultation process is to come up with principles for design, governance and to strategize the national open digital ecosystem of next generation governance digital platforms. The paper defines these NODEs as Open and secure delivery platforms, anchored by transparent governance mechanisms, which enable a community of partners to unlock innovative solutions, to transform societal outcomes. In simple terms the paper is recommending principles to build the next set of Aadhaar, UPI, GSTN like technology platforms.

To discuss the consultation paper and these platforms along with the governance issues associated with it, show host Srinivas Kodali spoke to Urvashi Aneja in this episode. Urvashi is the director of Tandem Research, which has been conducting research on platform governance, future of work and labour, Artificial Intelligence and Society among other sectors.

Episode 18 – Digital Pipe Dreams