Non-Personal Data Framework:
MeitY constituted a Committee of Experts in Year 2019, under the Chairmanship of Shri Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder, Infosys to study various issues related to the Non-personal Data and make specific suggestions on the regulation of it.
Draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill-2022
Digital India has caused digitization of the Indian economy and transformed the lives of Indian citizens in particular and Governance in general. The lives of Crores of Indians and their experience of governance has been significantly enhanced by the use of Technology and the Internet. Simultaneously, Digital India has also unleased innovation and entrepreneurship in the Digital space.
Along with the rapid growth of technology, particularly ever-growing use of social media and mobile Apps, it is important to protect personal data and privacy of the individual. It has become imperative to have a robust data protection framework in India for sustaining confidence among all stakeholders, ease of doing business and further growth of IT sector in India.
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY) has prepared the draft “The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill-2022” detailing the rights and duties of the citizen (Digital Nagrik) one hand and the obligations of the Data Fiduciary on the other hand.
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY) has put the draft “The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill-2022” in public domain on 18th November, 2022 on Mygov website inviting comments by 17th December, 2022.