India hosts industry consultation on DPDPA implementation

19/09/2023 | The Economic Times

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) will hold a consultation meeting with industry stakeholders in New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss the recently enacted Digital Personal Data Protection Act (DPDPA). According to an official, the government is expected to announce a graded timeline for implementing the DPDPA. Big tech companies are expected to be given less time than startups, small businesses, government departments, and other state governments to implement the new rules. The government has also prepared a broad draft of the 21 rules under DPDPA and will begin consulting with stakeholders during the meeting, which IT Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar will chair. 

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