Indian DPDPB to include fines upto £48m

03/07/2023 | Hindustan Times

India's Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (DPDPB) may include penal provisions for certain violations, such as reporting data breaches within a specified time, to refrain from taking certain actions, and to publicise the voluntary action. The amendment is being considered in order to give voluntary undertakings teeth. The DPDPB will establish a Data Protection Board as the regulator, with the power to monitor incidents and impose penalties, including fines up to ₹500 crore (£48 million).

Meanwhile, CNBC reports the DPDPB has been approved by the Union Cabinet of Ministers, paving the way for the bill to be presented during the upcoming monsoon session of the Indian Parliament, starting on 20 July.

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