ANSWER: Justice BN Srikrishna
The government has accorded importance to data protection and keeping personal data of citizens secure and protected.
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India has, on 31st July 2017, constituted a Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Justice B N Srikrishna, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India.
The committee is also comprising of members from Government, Academia and Industry to study and identify key data protection issues and recommend methods for addressing them.
The committee will also suggest a draft Data Protection Bill. Protection of Data is expected to provide big boost to Digital economy of the country.