Govt needs to leverage data as public good to boost welfare of poor1 min read . Updated: 05 Jul 2019, 01:01 AM IST
- The Survey pointed out that it is important to consider the 'privacy implications and inherent fairness of data' that is used
- It emphasized the fact that privacy of intimate or confidential data is different from public data
One of the biggest fears over the unique identification scheme, Aadhaar, concerned data privacy. That debate now looks set to continue, with the Economic Survey 2019 urging the government to use its rich repository of data as “public good" for the welfare of the citizens, especially the poor.
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