Surveillance means close observation of a person or group especially the one who are under suspicion or the act or observing or the condition of being observed.Being a developing country, India has brought several changes into its policies on Information Technology and still a lot more changes needs to be done. With the growing IT sector, surveillance technologies has also been introduced such as internet surveillance,
CCTV surveillance, telephone and e-mail id surveillance etc. Although, it is just a start and in future, maybe in 2-3 year, new technologies will be introduced, which leaves us to the question whether current Indian legal framework has provisions as to surveillance and whether the privacy of individual in India is secured. The article talks about different provisions under different statutes which allow government to conduct surveillance, various governmental bodies doing surveillance and right to privacy of individual in India.