Regulatory Updates: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology – Press Brief on Data Protection Framework for India

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released a press brief on 31 July 2017, in order to inform the general public that in light of the growth of the digital economy and increased dependence on digital data, the Government has constituted a Committee of Experts to deliberate on the creation of a Data Protection Framework in India. The responsibilities of this Committee will include studying the various issues related to data protection in India, and making suggestions to the Central Government on a draft data protection bill, as soon as possible.

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