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Examine the need and significance of protection of personal data of the people in India.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

3. Examine the need and significance of protection of personal data of the people in India. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The article highlights the importance of Personal data protection Bill.

Key Demand of the question:

Examine the need and significance of protection of personal data of the people in India.

Directive:

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with what you understand by personal data and why it requires protection.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Why protecting personal data is important? – Data protection regulations ensure the security of individuals’ personal data and regulate the collection, usage, transfer, and disclosure of the said data.

What is personal data protection India?

How can we protect personal data?

What is data security and why is it important?

Discuss the efforts of the government in this direction.

Conclusion:

Conclude with its importance.