Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Electronics & IT
18-May-2018 17:54 IST
Standing Committee on Information Technology (2017-18) seeks public views on Data Security & Privacy

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, headed by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, M.P., Lok Sabha are examining various aspects related to the subject ‘Citizens’ data security and Privacy’.


In view of the immense importance of the subject, the Committee for the purpose of wider consultations invite suggestions from the public in general and experts/professionals/organizations/associations and stakeholders interested in the subject in particular


Those desirous of submitting the memoranda to the Committee may send two copies (either in English or in Hindi) containing their opinion/views on the subject to the Director (C&IT), Lok Sabha Secretariat, Room No. G-1, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi-110001 (Tel Nos. 011-23034388/5235) in a sealed cover within two weeks from the date of publication/broadcasting of the Press Release. The memoranda can also be e-mailed at or can be faxed. (Fax No. 011-23792726).


The memoranda which might be submitted to the Committee would form part of the records of the Committee and would be treated as strictly confidential and the contents thereof would not be divulged to anyone, as such an act would constitute a ‘breach of privilege’ of the Committee.


Those who are desirous of giving oral evidence before the Committee, besides sending memoranda, are requested to intimate the Lok Sabha Secretariat to this effect well in advance at the above mentioned address. However, the Committee’s decision in this regard shall be final.