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Government of India
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
22-September-2015 18:15 IST
Encryption Policy of Government

To ensure secure transactions in Cyber Space for individuals, businesses and Government, a National Encryption Policy is required.

A High Level Expert Committee’s recommendations on Encryption Policy were recently put up on its website by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) for public comments.

DeitY has noted public sentiments viz-a-viz this draft. It is hereby clarified that the above mentioned draft is not the final view of the Government on the matter.

DeitY has also taken note of the ambiguity in some portions of the draft that may have led to misgivings. Hence, the above mentioned draft has been withdrawn and will be put up for consultation after appropriate revision.

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