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Welcome to a PRIO seminar on India's E-topia: Biometric ID and E-governance. 

A light lunch will be served from 12:30!

​India's E-governance and food security 

Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya, Distinguished Professor, School of Public Policy, Maharashtra Institute of Technology-World Peace University

Biometric ID debates in India 

Priyankar Upadhyaya UNESCO Chair Professor for Peace at Banaras Hindu University Varanasi & Distinguished Professor at MIT- World Peace University

  • Comments by Åshild Kolås (Research Professor, PRIO)


The e-Topia project studies Indian and Chinese approaches to the digitalization of governance and society, the everyday impact of e-governance and “Internet of Things” application in India and China, and how related societal change in two of the world’s most populous countries affects the relations between them, and global dynamics.