JOINT
PARLIAMENTARY
COMMITTEE
ON DATA
PROTECTION
(JPC)

The JPC, formed under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, primarily to addresses the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. With Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi as the Chairperson, it came into existence on 11th December 2019, with a Lok Sabha to Rajya Sabha membership ratio of 2:1. To address the growing issue of data privacy and protection, the committee will also consist of experts for their valuable opinions on the predicament.
AGENDA :
Evaluating the Data Protection Bill with Special Emphasis on the Right to Privacy, taking into Consideration the Need for a Framework on Data Trusts and Non-Personal Data.