“We welcome the Data Protection Bill; it is undoubtedly a forward-thinking legislative approach. The bill should be looked upon as a transformation and an opportunity to create a transparent, forthcoming, and accountable data governance framework going forward. In an interconnected world driven by data, safeguarding personal information and maintaining the trust of individuals is paramount. The imperatives of data security and privacy must loom large as India is set to lead the digital revolution in Identity and Payments. Within IDEMIA we have been delivering cutting-edge technologies to the world with the mission to protect the identity of consumers and citizens as both security and privacy constitute the very essence of our identity Technologies”, said Matthew Foxton India Regional President & Executive Vice-President, Branding & Communications at IDEMIA
The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2023 was passed in the Lok Sabha. Now the bill will now have to be cleared in the Rajya Sabha.
Here are some comments from the industry leaders.