Take 2: MeitY's attempts at data governance continue to fall short

The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) published the Draft National Data Governance Framework Policy (National Data Governance Policy) for public consultation on May 27, 2022. The policy, which seeks to improve “governance through a whole-of(-)government approach towards data-led governance”, fails to adequately address resultant concerns regarding data privacy and citizen rights. In this post, we provide a brief overview of the comments we submitted to MeitY as part of this consultation process. Read our complete comments here.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/take-2-ndgp-data-governance/