Kris Gopalakrishna Committee submits reports

Preliminary reports suggest that the Government is releasing the report submitted by Kris Gopalakrishna Committee on Data Governance for public comments.

 The committee was formed  for the purpose of recommending the regulation on Non Personal Data which is of relevance to Big Data Companies.

The copy of the report is not yet available in public domain but some details are available through this article in Economic Times

The detailed report is available here.

Public comments can be made upto August 13 here.

Some of the recommendations that the committee could have made are

  1. Appointment of a regulator for regulating non personal data
  2. Payment for processed non personal data by the industry to the Government

The panel  is reported to have suggested that

-data can be requested from businesses and government by various stakeholders — the government, citizens, startups, private organizations, and non-profit organizations — for social welfare, regulatory, sovereign, and economic purposes.

-Data for sovereign purposes may be requested for national security, legal purpose, or meeting a sectoral regulation requirement.

We may await for more information.

Copy of the Report


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About Vijayashankar Na

Naavi is a veteran Cyber Law specialist in India and is presently working from Bangalore as an Information Assurance Consultant. Pioneered concepts such as ITA 2008 compliance, Naavi is also the founder of Cyber Law College, a virtual Cyber Law Education institution. He now has been focusing on the projects such as Secure Digital India and Cyber Insurance
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