Committee of Experts to study and recommend policies on non-personal data: Dhotre

NEW DELHI, Dec 12:
A committee of experts has been constituted to study and recommend policies on non-personal data, Parliament was informed on Thursday. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Sanjay Dhotre said it was decided that a committee of experts will be constituted under the chairmanship of Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan “to deliberate on a Data Governance Framework and recommend measures…”
According to a document (dated September 13, 2019) provided by the minister, the committee has been mandated to study various issues relating to non-personal data, and to make specific suggestions for consideration of the central government on regulation of non-personal data. The committee includes members like Nasscom President Debjani Ghosh, National Informatics Centre DG Neeta Verma, DPIIT Additional Secretary/Joint Secretary and others, it added. (PTI)