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DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA? KEEP AN EYE ON THIS….

India has released a draft National E-Commerce Policy that may have a serious impact for foreign companies who have an e-commercial presence in India. The Draft Policy identifies data as an asset and provides that Indian citizens and companies should get economic benefits against monetization of India’s data. The Draft Policy also aims to make […]


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Various markets in India are seeing significant growth in the workforce, reinforcing the need for updates to background screening processes. Banking, for instance, have introduced mobile options in an effort to reach remote corners of the country. The sector has seen 24,374 new bank branches opened by public and private banks in a four-year span, […]


INDIAS TELECOM REGULATOR RECOMMENDS STRICTER DATA SECURITY RULES

Indias telecom regulator has said the existing framework for protection of personal data by companies and service providers was insufficient and recommended stricter rules to tackle data breaches. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) also said entities controlling and processing user data do not have primary rights over that data. The recommendations on privacy, […]


INDIA RELEASES DRAFT PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION

India has released its Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, the countrys first comprehensive data protection regulation. The proposed bill will likely be introduced in Parliament this year. The proposed bill outlines requirements and limitations for the lawful collection and processing of personal data and sensitive personal data. It defines personal data and sensitive data, and […]


INDIA HAS 277 FAKE ENGINEERING COLLEGES, DELHI HIGHEST WITH 66

There are as many as 277 fake engineering colleges functioning in India, and Delhi tops the list with 66 institutes that offer engineering and technical courses. According to a document tabled in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh, besides the national capital, Telangana and West Bengal have 35 […]


HERE ARE A FEW TIPS FOR EMPLOYERS MUST KNOW TO COMPLY WITH PRIVACY LAWS IN INDIA

Technology has blurred the lines between professional and personal space of an individual. Is employee surveillance by companies in India legal? While labor laws in India are mostly employee-friendly, none of them deal with privacy rights of the employees. Therefore, an employer needs to receive consent and then collect and store personal information of employees […]


GDPR EFFECTS ON INDIA

What does GDPR mean for companies in India? Regardless of their location, organizations processing personal data of individuals from the EU or organizations having a presence in the EU must be GDPR compliant. Indian organizations also need to upgrade their technology, as well as practices and introduce data encryption modules. Most organizations will need to, […]


E-HIRING STILL NEEDS REFERENCE CHECKS

Even as hiring has long gone digital and companies are adopting new strategies of assessing applicants, the good previous tradition of reference exams continues to carry robust even as of late, with a majority of businesses rejecting applicants whose reference exams didnt meet expectations. In a study of HR managers/leaders via recruitment corporate Antal International, […]


Indias Final Draft on Data Privacy Law Issued Today

In late July, the Justice BN Srikrishna committee issued A Free and Fair Digital Economy: Protecting Privacy, Empowering Indians, a draft data protection bill called the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 (the Bill). The Committee Report summarizes the existing data protection framework in India and recommends that the government of India adopt a comprehensive data […]


INDIA BIG DATA, MACHINE LEARNING, AI TO SHAPE JOB MARKET IN 2018

The year 2018 will see a sharp increase in demand for professionals with skills in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, while people with capabilities in Big Data and Analytics will continue to be the most sought after by companies. The Indian IT industry is expected to add 180,000 to 200,000 […]




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