AMCHAM ICT Committee reached out to all the members of AMCHAM to present their views on the National Personal Data Protection Bill that was tabled in 2019. A working group has been formed of 20 Lok Sabha and 10 Rajya Sabha Members and the working group urged the Industry to submit their inputs. A total of 16 inputs were presented to AMCHAM . They were all compiled and submitted to the working group on 25th February 2010. AMCHAM ICT committee would be sending requests to the working group members to discuss the submission in details.
AMCHAM Member Recommendation on Personal Data Protection Bill
After months of deliberations, research and meetings, AMCHAM along with FTI Consulting has created a White Paper prepared for the office of The National Cyber Security Coordinator (NCSC), Government of India which provides recommendation for the India’s National Cyber Security Strategy 2020. The paper was submitted to NCSC on 29th November 2019.
AMCHAM submission on the draft national e-commerce policy on 29th March 2019, to Mr. Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Government of India, New Delhi.
Letter Mr. Rmesh Abhishek
On 31st January, AMCHAM India sent a submission on the Draft Amendment to the Intermediary Guidelines to Mr. Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Mr. Pankaj Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Mr. Rakesh Maheshwari, Scientist G and Group Coordinator, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Mr. Dhawal Gupta, Scientist C, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.
Letter to Mr. Ajay Prakash Sawhney
On 6th December, AMCHAM submitted views on intermediary services in the ITeS sector under GST Act 2017 based on inputs received from members of the Tax, Tariff & Regulatory Affairs and ICT Committee, to Mr. John Joseph, Member (Budget), Ministry of Finance.
Letter to Mr. John Joseph
On 10th October, AMCHAM submitted a response to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) as per inputs received by members. The recommendations were aimed to make regulatory regime for data protection more effective while ensuring it does not impact the adoption of evolving technologies and business models.