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
Some of the recommendations that the committee could have made are
- Appointment of a regulator for regulating non personal data
- 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.