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Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says government will not tolerate data imperialism

Updated : February 25, 2019 11:08 PM IST

The two-day Rising India Summit kicked off on Monday, which will feature the who's who of politics, business and culture.

The session titled ‘India Ahoy: Growth and Gumption’ at the Rising India Summit 2019, interacted with Piyush Goyal, minister of railways and coal; Suresh Prabhu, minister of commerce and Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of law and IT.

Prabhu said that the draft of revamping the industrial policy of 1991 is ready and added that it didn’t matter whether it gets announced “before or after the elections” as the “BJP is going to storm back into power”.

Prasad said India is open to social media platforms, it has no place for data imperialism, "The reason behind the data theft that had rattled the nation after the Facebook controversy broke out last year."
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