Data protection bill: Government can access personal data under certain circumstances, says minister1 min read . Updated: 27 Nov 2022, 11:56 AM IST
The government can access to personal data is possible only in exceptional situations, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar has said.
Exceptional situations, such as threats to national security, pandemics or natural catastrophes, will allow the government access to personal information. Thus, the proposed data protection law will prevent any government from violating the privacy of its inhabitants in general, said Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
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