“The government has continued with its focus on a digitally inclusive society that can accelerate growth. With the proposed National Data Governance policy, data security, and user privacy will improve. The KYC process is also proposed to become easier, which will add further impetus to ease of doing business across the sectors and economy.
To consolidate data available across multiple government agencies Digilocker and Aadhar will play a crucial role whereas PAN will act as a single reference point for more frictionless compliance. The budget seems like a step in the right direction and will serve to enhance India’s competitiveness.”