You might be studying it right here first: The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Private Knowledge Safety Invoice will meet on July 27, 2020 at 2:30 pm, the Lok Sabha Secretariat confirmed to MediaNama. Digital conferences are nonetheless not allowed. Representatives from the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs, Ministry of Electronics and Data Know-how, UIDAI, Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB), Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) and Narcotics Management Board (NCB) are scheduled to depose earlier than the members within the first assembly after a break of 4 months attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This assembly was earlier scheduled for July 17 however was then postponed. In response to guidelines of process, attendance of one-third of the entire members is required for quorum, which on this case could be 10 members.

The committee has to this point met 4 instances because it was fashioned in December 2019. Its conferences have been disrupted as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The 30-member committee, headed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, was to submit its first report back to the Lok Sabha by the final week of the Price range Session 2020. On the finish of the Price range Session, the JPC had requested for an extension till the second week of the Monsoon Session.