The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology invites feedback on the draft ‘Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022’, to be submitted by December 17, 2022.
About Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is an executive agency of the Union Government of the Republic of India.
About the Bill
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has been deliberating on various aspects of digital personal data and its protection, and has formulated a draft Bill, titled ‘The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022’.
Purpose of the Bill
The purpose of the draft Bill is to provide for the processing of digital personal data in a manner that recognizes both the right of individuals to protect their personal data and the need to process personal data for lawful purposes and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
About the Feedback Submission
The Ministry has invited feedback from the public on the draft Bill. The submissions will not be disclosed and held in a fiduciary capacity, to enable persons submitting feedback to provide the same freely. No public disclosure of the submissions will be made.
How to submit?
Interested candidates may submit their feedback through the link provided towards the end of this post.
December 17, 2022