Meity becomes nodal ministry for India’s online gaming sector

  • The govt of India has designated the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) as the nodal ministry to oversee the online gaming industry in India.
  • The ministry will soon release rules for online gaming intermediaries and start public consultation on these rules
  • In May 2022, the govt set up a seven-member inter-ministerial task force, chaired by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, IT.
    • Aim: To work on online gaming regulations and identify a nodal ministry.