The G20 leaders have come together to agree upon a declaration that emphasizes the importance of international cooperation and discussions on international governance for a safe, secure, trusted, accountable, and inclusive digital public infrastructure (DPI). This declaration, made during the New Delhi Summit, has been praised the tech industry for its comprehensive vision for a future improved technology, responsible artificial intelligence (AI), and digital public infrastructure.
One of the key aspects of the declaration is the focus on Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) and the Global Digital Public Infrastructure Repository (GDPIR). This demonstrates India’s commitment to bridging the digital divide and ensuring equal access to digital services. The emphasis on DPI has been welcomed experts who believe that it will enable an inclusive, open, and secure digital economy worldwide.
The retail sector is particularly excited about this development, as it solidifies the government’s commitment to the industry’s future. The declaration also holds significant opportunities for the fintech, security, and data center sectors, as it ensures the safety and security of digital transactions. This will be crucial in establishing smart living communities and positioning India as a global leader in the digital age.
The G20 declaration places a strong emphasis on responsible digital development. It prioritizes human rights, personal data protection, privacy, and intellectual property rights. This balanced approach aims to ensure that technological advancements benefit society while respecting individual rights and fostering innovation.
Overall, the G20 Declaration showcases a promising vision for the future, one that is driven technology, responsible AI, and digital public infrastructure. The commitment to international cooperation and the emphasis on inclusive and secure digital services set the stage for a more interconnected and digitally advanced world.
– Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI): Refers to the infrastructure necessary for digital services and transactions.
– Global Digital Public Infrastructure Repository (GDPIR): A repository of digital public infrastructure that aims to bridge the digital divide.
– Paytm Founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma
– French digital innovation company Thales’ VP and Country Director for India Ashish Saraf
– Ankura Consulting Group (India) Senior Managing Director Amit Jaju
– Compliance Management Software Company Teamlease Regtech’s CEO and Co-founder Rishi Agrawal
– Business software QueueBuster CEO Varun Tangri
– Diensten Tech Ltd (DTL) CEO Siva Prasad Nanduri
– Cavli Wireless Co-founder and CMO Ajit Thomas
– Alliance of Digital India Foundation (AIDF) spokesperson