The platform is being built as a Digital Public Good and follows a key set of design principles
Single Source of Truth
Data resides in multiple systems across departments and getting an integrated, consistent and disaggregated view of data is imperative.
Central, State and Local Governments represent the federated structure of government. This federated structure must be taken into cognisance while designing systems that enable intergovernmental information exchange.
Break down complex systems into smaller manageable and reusable parts that are evolvable and scale independently.
Minimum data attributes that have a well-defined purpose is mandatory; everything else is optional.
Privacy and Security
Ensuring the privacy of citizens, employees and users while ensuring the system security.
Performance at Scale
The system is designed to perform at scale.
The system is based on open standards so that it is easy to discover, comprehend, integrate, operate and evolve.