Union Cabinet approves introduction of Personal Data Protection Bill in Parliament

News: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 in the Parliament. Facts: Background: The bill has been prepared by a high-level expert committee headed by former Supreme Court judge B.N. Srikrishna. The Committee was constituted in 2017. Key Features of the Bill: Definition of Personal Data: The… Continue reading Union Cabinet approves introduction of Personal Data Protection Bill in Parliament

Regulation of non-personal data: MeitY sets up new committee

News:Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(Meity) has formed a new Committee of Experts to focus on non-personal data. Facts: About the committee: The committee is headed by the Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishna. The committee is mandated to to study various issues relating to non-personal data and to make specific suggestions for consideration of the central… Continue reading Regulation of non-personal data: MeitY sets up new committee