Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is organising a two credit course discussing Data Privacy Laws and their relevance in today’s digital era.


Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, thereby fulfilling the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization.

About the Course

Data is the new oil as they say it and has become an important asset for the organisations.Technology is acting as a double-edged sword. It is imperative to focus on protection of data. Therefore, this course has been designed to make students understand the data privacy laws around the globe and how Indian laws are shaping up.

This course will equip students with recent data privacy laws present across the globe like GDPR, CCPA, Canadian Data Privacy Law. Also, this course will further help student in enhancing the knowledge of Indian Data Privacy Laws and regulation like Information Technology Act, its rules and upcoming The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill.


All academicians, Practitioners, Researchers, and Students (across disciplines) are invited to join the Credit Course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the students will have sufficient knowledge of Data Privacy Laws and their relevance in today’s digital era.

Details of the Course

Mode: The lectures will be conducted in blended mode through online lectures and classroom teaching. Cisco Webex will be used for organising the lectures.
Duration: August to November 2023
Commencement of Lectures: 12-13 August 2023 onwards (All sessions will take place during weekends)
Fee: INR 500/-

Registration Details

All interested candidates are requested to make the payment and fill in their details on this link to register for the event. Registrations are open till 11.59 PM 31st July 2023.

About the Key Resource Person

Mr. Harshad Tekwani is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Bachelor in Law and Bachelor in Commerce with more than 11 years of Experience in Risk & Governance, Trade, Anti-Corruption & AML Compliance Audits, Internal Audits, Forensic Audits, SoX Compliance, Privacy Risk Assessment, Privacy Impact Assessment, Data Privacy Audits. He is also a speaker at various forums on Risk & Governance and Forensic Audit. He has work experience with Johnsons Controls, KPMG India, PWC India, EY Dubai and TKT & CO.

Contribution, Lectures, Publication & Citings:

  • Green Tick by Taxsutra – Comments on Revised Guidance Note on Accounting of Political Parties – Exposure Draft
  • Law Street India – Evaluating SEBI’s Proposals Regarding Shares with DVRs
  • Cayman Financial Review – Comments & Suggestions on Tax Morality to OECD
  • Financial Reporting Planning in COVID-19 Times – Law Street India
  • Issues within Indian Economy and Recommendations – Paper over Indian Economy – SSRN

Overview of the Course

Module – 1: Privacy Law Fundamentals
Module – 2: Introduction to the EU / GDPR
Module – 3: Introduction to the US Privacy Regime
Module – 4: Introduction to the Canadian Privacy Regime
Module – 5: India Privacy Law and Practices – I
Module – 6: India Privacy Law and Practices – II
Module – 7: The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 – I
Module – 8: The Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022– III

For more details, refer to the brochure here

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