This course is designed to provide knowledge about the Indian Data Protection law as of date. Presently the Information Technology Act 2000 as amended in 2008 provides the data protection provisions and the proposed new Act is in the form of a Bill before the Parliament called “Personal Data Protection Bill 2019”. The program covers both the existing provisions of ITA 2000/8 as well as the proposed Bill as regards the emerging Data Protection laws in India.

The coverage is around the following:

1.Evolution of Privacy Law in India. (ITA 2000-ITA 2008-Puttaswamy Judgement.Etc.) and .Understanding the Concept of Privacy and its relation with Data Protection

2.Applicability, Exemptions, Data Protection Obligations and Data Principal’s Rights

3.Grounds of Processing without Consent, Restrictions on Transfer of Personal Data outside India

4.DPA, Adjudication and Appellate Tribunal, Penalties and Offences and Grievance Redressal mechanism

5.Compliance Obligations (Transparency and Accountability Measures), Data Audits and DPO

6.Data Protection Challenges under New Technologies, Data Governance Framework, Interactive discussion and Review

Appropriate reading material was provided to the participants and an online examination was held before the Certificates were awarded.

At present three programs have been conducted for this module and certifications completed.

Since the training is now focussed on Module-G, any adhoc requests are met through streamed video lessons until the next live program can be hosted.

Currently the cost of acquiring the CDPP: (M-I)  would be Rs 12,000/- apart from the membership fee, constituting Rs 6000/- for on demand streaming video access for training and Rs 6000/- as the examination fee.

Persons interested in enrolling for the program may kindly complete the form below and make the necessary payment.

The same form can also be used for registration for Module-G, details of which are available here.

Since Membership is mandatory for certification, those who are not presently members need to complete the membership also.

Application for Enrollment for Certification Program

Registration for Certification Modules
Course *
Membership fee if not a Member at present,

P.S: Training is offered by Cyber Law College (Ujvala Consultants Pvt Ltd) as Training Partner

For more details, contact FDPPI over email. over fdppi@

(Kindly note that any payment made to FDPPI for training and any payment made to Cyber Law College/Ujvala Consultants Pvt Ltd for FDPPI membership would be internally reconciled)