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Parminder Singh

Executive Director, IT for Change

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Parminder is Executive Director of IT for Change, an Indian NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN. Parminder has been a Special Advisor to the UN Internet Governance Forum and to the UN Global Alliance on ICTs for Development. He was a member of the UN’s Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum, and of the UN’s Working Group on international Internet-related policies. He was involved with development of UNCTAD’s inaugural Digital Economy Report in 2019. At India level, he has been a part of many committees and working groups of the government on digital issues; e.g. the Indian government’s committee that developed the first draft an e-commerce policy, and National Security Council’s committee on cyber-security. Parminder is currently a member of Government of India’s Committee on Data Governance Framework. He is also a member of G 20’s Think20 Task Force on Digital Public Infrastructure.