Q. Justice Srikrishna Committee is related to which of the following:
Statement a is correct: A committee headed by retired Supreme Court Judge Justice BN Srikrishna has submitted its report on “Data Protection Framework” to the Government. The Supreme Court in its Puttaswamy judgment, 2017 declared privacy a fundamental right. This set the government in motion to take steps to bring a new data protection legislation for the country.
The report has emphasized that interests of the citizens and the responsibilities of the state have to be protected, but not at the cost of trade and industry.
The Committee has also proposed a draft Personal Data Protection Bill.
Source: The Hindu