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Policy Post #115
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This week, we bring you an insight into the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) and it’s attempt to take on monopolies in India. You’ll also find an op-ed on the Digital Personal Data Protection bill and what it could mean for your digital rights. There’s also the weekly database of fresh Jobs and Internships from the broader world of Public Policy and Governance in India one can apply to!
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With that, we bring to you: Policy Post #115!
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
Vamsi Gokaraju writes: With a population of around 1.4 billion, India is an enormous market to capture consumers for corporations around the world. The vast population associated with the onset of digitization has helped conglomerates to gain a majority of the market share, sometimes leaving small businesses struggling.
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