Information Technology

Chairman :
Shashi Tharoor
Political Party :
Indian National Congress
State / Constituency :
Member From :
Lok Sabha

Committee on Information Technology

 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting  
  • Review of functioning of Prasar Bharati Organization
  • Ethical standards in media coverage
  • Film Industry: Problems and Challenges
  • Review of functioning of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)
  • Review of functioning and outreach of Doordarshan Channels
 Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology  
  • 'Citizens’ data security and privacy
  • Digital Payment and Online Security measures for data protection
  • Review of functioning of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
  • Safeguarding citizens’ rights and prevention of misuse of social/online news media platforms including special emphasis on women security in the digital space
  • Promotion of Electronics/IT Hardware Manufacturing Sector and measures for reduction of imports
  • Policy issues in Information Technology including cross border data flows, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), etc.
  • Technology initiatives taken by MeitY in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic
  • Review of cyber security scenario in India
 Ministry of Communications  
A.  Department of Posts  
  • Real Estate Management in the Department of Posts.
  • Department of Posts – Initiatives and Challenges
B.  Department of Telecommunications  
  • Review of functioning of BSNL and MTNL and plan for enhancing their performance
  • Review of functioning of TRAI
  • Review of the performance of schemes under Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) with special emphasis on North East and LWE affected areas
  • India’s preparedness for 5G
  • Suspension of Telecom Services/Internet and its impact
  • Issues confronting Telecom Sector including Telecom Service Providers (TSPs)
  • Review of functioning of Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT)
  • Inter-sectoral review of challenges of emerging and converging technologies, entities and practices