The Esya Centre prioritises multi-disciplinary research to engender research clusters, through which practitioners and researchers collaborate. Moreover, it applies a data-first approach to avoid opinion-driven research. This is done by harnessing a variety of primary and secondary sources towards building sound empirical underpinnings for all research.

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Innovation, Competition & IPR

A large share of technology policy as we know it today lies at the intersection of these three important themes.

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Technology, Labour & Productivity

The impact of technology on the real economy is largely through labour and productivity related transmission channels.

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Unlocking Economic Value

The future of economic regulation in India must be aimed at unlocking value through technology.

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India Online

Over the next decade, India will need to (re)define norms and rules for the internet to actualise social and economic goals.



Date: 2019.01.31

Title: Response to the Draft Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2018

Description: The Esya Centre greatly appreciates the opportunity given to us by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to respond to the draft ‘Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2018’, which seek to replace the rules notified in 2011. We appreciate that MeitY has undertaken to reform and clarify issues on Internet governance through these rules.