Section 81 Indian Data Protection Act 2019
Furnishing of returns, etc., to Central Government
81. (1) The Authority shall furnish to the Central Government at such time and in such form and manner as may be prescribed or as the Central Government may direct, such returns and statements (including statement on enforcement action taken) and such particulars in regard to any proposed or existing programme for the promotion and development of protection of personal data, as the Central Government from time to time, require.
(2) The Authority shall prepare once every year in such form and at such time as may be prescribed, an annual report giving a summary of its activities during the previous year and copies of the report shall be forwarded to the Central Government.
(3) A copy of the report prepared under sub-section (2) shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is received, before each House of the Parliament.
(4) A copy of the report prepared under sub-section (2) shall also be made publicly available by the Authority.