The policy think tank for the government of India, Niti Aayog, has published a strategy document identifying a number of key areas blockchain technology can significantly benefit the country. “By empowering citizens through features of transparency, decentralization and accountability, blockchain would help in improving ease of living,” explained Niti Aayog.
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Niti Aayog’s Blockchain Strategy for India
The National Institution for Transforming India, also called Niti Aayog, is the Indian government’s premier policy think tank. Its current chairman is Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The institute published a draft discussion paper last week entitled “Blockchain: The India Strategy — Towards Enabling Ease of Business, Ease of Living and Ease of Governance.” The 59-page policy paper is part one of two. It discusses the basics of blockchain technology, its framework, the implementation challenges and lessons from Niti Aayog’s…