India's Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, has revealed that the Indian government is on the verge of releasing the draft rules for the Digital Personal Data Protection Act (DPDPA), according to the Hindustan Times. A 45-day public comment period will be provided once the DPDPA draft rules are published. Separately, Vaishnaw confirmed India's Data Protection Board is progressing in building its digital architecture.
In a related post, the IAPP has published a 6 part series comparing the DPDPA with the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other major data privacy laws.
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