Q. With reference to Grievance Appellate Committee (GAC) consider the following statements:
1.It is a committee established under the Ministry of Women and Child Development to resolve the grievances of online sexual abuse to women and children.
2.The entire appeal process under GAC is online..
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. GAC is established under the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 made under the Information Technology Act, 2000. It aims to ensure a Safe & Trusted and Accountable Internet for Indian users.

Statement 2 is correct. The entire appeal process from filing to decision under GAC is online.

Source: ForumIAS