RS adopts motion to send Personal Data Protection Bill to Joint Committee of Parliament

Rajya Sabha has adopted a motion to send the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 to a Joint Committee of both Houses of Parliament.

The Lok Sabha approved the motion in this regard yesterday. The ten-member committee will be headed by BJP MP Bhupendra Yadav.

Moving the motion in the Upper House, Information Technology and Communication Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, there is a need for wider consultation over the legislation.

He said, the government has made provision of robust mechanism to protect the data of Indians.


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