The author is a graduate student in the Department of History, University of Toronto. Her doctoral research examines currency, sovereignty, and citizenship in South Asia from the 18th century to the present
Digitisation of financial transactions is being driven by and for the market and the state — not the citizen.
'The real success of a city depends on its ability to make available its facilities and resources equitably. Everybody who lives there must have access to what the city offers, be it housing, drinking water, healthcare, safety or educational opportunities,' says Sheila Dikshit.