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Functions of the Electroncis and Information Technology Department

The Allocation of Business Rules Pertaining to The Elecronics and  Information Technology Department are:


  • Policy matters relating to information technology; Electronics;and Internet(all matters other than licensing of Internet Service Provider).
  • Promotion of internet,IT and IT enabled services.
  • Assistance to other departments in the promotion of E–Governance,E–Commerce,E–Medicine,E–Infrastructure,etc.
  • Promotion of Information Technology education and Information Technology–based education.
  • Matters relating to Cyber Laws,administration of the Information Technology Act.2000 (21 of 2000) and other IT related laws.
  • Matters relating to promotion and manufacturing of Semiconductor Devices in the country excluding all matters relating to Semiconductor Complex Limited (SCL),Mohali;The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits layout Design Act,2000 (37 of 2000).
  • Interaction in IT related matters with international agencies and bodies e.g. Internet for Business Limited(IFB),Institute for Education in Information Society (IBI) and International Code Council – on line (ICC).
  • Initiative on bridging the Digital Divide:Matters relating to Media Lab Asia.