This program focuses on the future of data, encryption, digital currencies and payments; and norms and rules that may shape global technology governance.
The Technology and Society Program at Carnegie India is supported by Tata Trusts, Harman, Mohandas Pai, Facebook, Flipkart, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Intel, Google, Amazon, BillDesk, WhatsApp, and National Payments Corporation of India. The Global Technology Summit is also supported by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Karnataka Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Science Technology.
India’s central bank is considering launching a digital currency. Yet a key question that needs to be addressed first is: would Indian consumers even choose to use it?
On December 1, we hosted a Town Hall discussion with Vani Kola, founder and managing director of Kalaari Capital, one of India’s leading early-stage venture capital firms.
On November 24, we hosted a Town Hall discussion with Amit Gupta, co-founder and CEO of Yulu, a technology-driven mobility platform, enabling integrated urban mobility across public and private modes of transport.
On November 5, we hosted 'Data Architectures in the BRICS Countries', with the CyberBRICS Project at FGV Law School, Rio de Janeiro, which aimed to create a space for the exchange of information about the evolving data architectures in the BRICS countries.
With the Quad’s recent statement on a partnership related to outer space, India has an opportunity to bolster its private space sector. But it will need to articulate a national space policy first.
This paper discusses the opportunities and challenges arising from the adoption of CBDCs at the conceptual level and specifically in the Indian context.
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