Much more than Womanual Labour
The patriarchal family structure, lack of education and required skills, restriction to household chores, lack of access to a safe workplace, maternity benefit and gender gap in pay are some reasons that deter women to participate in India’s labour force.
India Needs a Surveillance Law that goes beyond Personal Data Protection
Increased surveillance as a result of the pandemic has sparked two questions – what measures should be taken until the PDP Bill is enacted and is there a need to enact a separate law?
Consumers trust is the key to adoption of artificial intelligence
AI has the potential to enable businesses to ascertain consumers’ willingness to pay for a given product/service. This may lead to price discrimination, through dynamic pricing, thereby adversely impacting consumer welfare.
Single window clearance has failed to solve licensing problem
Entrepreneurs who want to invest in India must still deal with unnecessary red tape to obtain the multiple licences from various authorities
What India Needs to do to Build a Robust AI Ecosystem in the Country
There are two broad requirements for diffusion: policy push for spread of AI adoption, and trust of consumers or users, which is the 'policy pull'.
Data localization: roadblocks and the way forward
Together, these developments have the potential to propel the growth of India’s data storage and processing industry significantly, by unlocking new opportunities for domestic businesses.