Official Documents: Justice B.N. Srikrishna Committee Report and Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Justice B N Srikrishna (left) who chaired the Committee of Experts on data protection, with the Minister of Electronics & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad, in New Delhi on Friday, July 27, 2018. Photo: Kamal Narang.

On Juy 31, 2017, the Government of India appointed a 10-member Committee of Experts headed by Justice B.N. Srikrishna, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India "to identify key data protection issues in India and recommend methods of addressing them".

The terms of reference of the Committee were to "to study various issues relating to data protection in India", and "to make specific suggestions for consideration of the Central Government on principles to be considered for data protection in India and suggest a draft data protection bill".

In addition to Justice Srikrishna (Chairperson), the members of the Committee of Experts were: Mrs. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Department of Telecom; Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO,Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI); Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY); Prof. Rajat Moona, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Raipur; Dr. Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator; Prof. Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Indore; Dr. Arghya Sengupta, Research Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy; Ms. Rama Vedashree, CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI);  and the Joint Secretary, MeitY (Member-Convener).
 

The full report of the Committee of Experts can be accessed at the following link:



 


The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which is available on the website of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), can be accessed at the following link:

 



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