Nothing ‘personal’ about Data Protection Bill as JPC proposes to expand scope
- The joint parliamentary committee examining the Personal Data Protection Bill will propose to expand its scope to focus on overall data protection
- Apart from personal data, the Bill will also include non-personal data with sub-heads about sensitive data and critical data
NEW DELHI: The crucial Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill is likely to undergo a complete overhaul. Members of the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) scrutinizing the bill are of the view that its scope should be expanded from focus on personal data to encompass overall data protection.
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