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Justice Srikrishna Committee discloses minutes of meetings: RTI by Paras Nath Singh

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Justice B.N. Srikrishna Committee Discloses Minutes Of Meetings; Reveals Circulation Of Draft Data Protection Bill By MeiTY


After initially refusing to disclose the minutes and agenda papers of meetings of Justice B.N. Srikrishna Committee for a data protection framework for India, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has now disclosed under the RTI Act, 2005 the minutes and agenda papers of two of its meetings dated 8 September, 2017 and 3 October, 2017. The minutes were revealed on an RTI application filed by Mr. Paras Nath Singh.


The disclosure comes as a welcome change after a group of 24 legal academicians and advocates had recently written to the Committee, demanding inter alia release of information on its proceedings, meeting notes and draft bill, as well as the comments received by it.


Read more at: https://www.livelaw.in/justice-b-n-srikrishna-committee-discloses-minutes-meetings-reveals-circulation-draft-data-protection-bill-meity/


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