Tag: Technology

It’s Time to Regulate India’s EdTech Sector

In the last two years, more than 150 million students have entered India’s EdTech sector besides platform users such as teachers and administrators. The role of EdTechs is no longer limited to imparting education through online classes. This calls for a regulatory framework by the government that safeguards the interests of all stakeholders offering and availing the varied educational services.

India’s Self-Regulated EdTech Industry is Affecting Lakhs of Lives

The lack of timely reforms has enabled the EdTech sector to flourish, but at the cost of its stakeholders—lakhs of teachers, students and parents, and schools.

Building Blockchain Solutions for Social Good

How can blockchain solutions be utilised for social impact projects?

Time For A Change: Does India Need Another Time Zone?

Does it make sense for India to adopt two time zones? How much would this affect the lives of citizens, especially in Northeast India?

Is the PM e-Vidya Scheme Losing the Plot on Digitising Education?

In a post-pandemic era, how is PM e-Vidya placed to digitise education for all? Are the services accessible to the students they seek to assist?

India’s Space Aspirations Uncovered: Part 2

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Manasi Nene  This is the final episode of a two-part series on the Indian space sector, its role in India’s...

Reporting on Tech and Society in India: The Perils and Potentials...

Hosted by Megha Bahree Edited by Manasi Nene  In January 2022, The Wire’s series of articles on the mysterious Tek Fog app sparked a number of...

The Dark Side of Google’s News Aggregation: A Look at CCI...

The Competition Commission of India is of the opinion that Google has been abusing its dominant position as a news aggregator. How do we ensure that news publishers do not receive the short end of the stick?

Bengaluru’s Tech Parks Need to Stay Open For Its Micro-Economies to...

The COVID-19 induced lockdowns severely impacted Tech Parks in Bengaluru and the hundreds of businesses that depend on these parks to survive. What exactly are these impacts, and how have these micro-economies suffered over the last couple of years?

India’s Space Aspirations, Uncovered: Part I

India's growing space sector has a crucial role to play in the country's development. Here's how.