Consultant (Techno-Legal)

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Digital India Corporation is currently inviting applications for the post of Consultant (Techno-Legal) purely on Contract/ Consolidated basis for the Digital office for Data Protection Board under the Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023.

The last date for submission of applications shall be 31st May 2024

Name of the post: Consultant (Techno-Legal)

Number of Positions: 01

Job Responsibilities of Consultant (Techno-Legal)

  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the DPDP Act 2023 to identify the specific requirements and obligations related to the establishment of a digital office.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including IT specialists, legal advisors, and senior management, to develop a strategic roadmap for the implementation of the digital office within the framework of the DPDP Act 2023.
  • Assess the current infrastructure, processes, and systems to determine the necessary technological upgrades and modifications needed to achieve compliance with data protection and privacy regulations.
  • Develop and implement robust data protection policies, procedures, and controls tailored to the unique requirements of the digital office environment, ensuring alignment with the DPDP Act 2023.
  • Have fair understanding on the selection and implementation of digital tools and technologies, such as cloud computing solutions, cybersecurity measures, and data encryption protocols, to enhance security and privacy.
  • Conduct risk assessments and feasibility studies to evaluate the potential impact of the digital office setup on data protection and privacy compliance, identifying any areas of concern or vulnerability.
  • Collaborate with legal counsel to review and negotiate contracts and agreements with third-party vendors and service providers to ensure compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Develop training programs and educational materials to raise awareness among employees about their roles and responsibilities in maintaining data protection and privacy within the digital office environment.
  • Stay abreast of developments and updates to data protection laws and regulations, proactively identifying any changes that may impact the digital office setup, and recommending appropriate adjustments as necessary.
  • Serve as a liaison between the organization and regulatory authorities, responding to inquiries, requests for information, and audits related to data protection and privacy compliance within the digital office.


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About Digital India Corporation

Digital India Corporation has been set up by the ‘Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India’, to innovate, develop and deploy ICT and other emerging technologies for the benefit of the common man. It is a ‘not for profit’ Company under Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013. The Company has been spearheading the Digital India programme of the Government of India and is involved in promoting use of technology for e-Governance, e-Health, Telemedicine, e-agriculture, e-Payments etc. The Digital India programme promotes safety and security concerns of growing cashless economy and addresses challenges confronting its wider acceptance. It also promotes innovation and evolves models for empowerment of citizens through Digital initiatives and promotes participatory governance and citizen engagement across the government through various platforms including social media.