What is ONDC? Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) aims at promoting open networks for exchange of goods and services over digital or electronic networks. It was incorporated as a Section 8 company in December 2021, with the Quality Council of India and Protean eGov Technologies Limited as Founding Members. ONDC is to be based on open-sourced methodology, using open specifications and open network protocols independent of any specific platform. Its shareholders include a Government of India-led non-profit organisation, an e-governance technology company, and several of India's top banks.