Public Consultation on Electronics, IT and Telecom Policies 2011

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Public Consultation on draft National Policy on Information Technology, 2011- Feedback/suggestions may be sent to : npit2011 AT

This is a discussion forum for the "Triad of Policies to Drive a National Agenda for ICTE". This is not the forum to provide official feedback to the policies. The same may be provided to epolicy2011 AT


Policies to drive a National Agenda for ICTE

Information Communication Technologies and Electronics have been contributing significantly to the economic growth of the country and have the potential to script India’s future.

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is formulating a combination of three interdependent and synergistic policies for IT, Telecom and Electronics. The draft of the first of triad of policies, namely the Electronics Policy has been released today. The draft policies for Information Technology and Telecommunications will be released shortly.


Triad of Policies to drive a National Agenda for ICTE (73.5 KB) PDF file that opens in a new window

The integrated policy has twin goals –

  1. To facilitate the application of new, technology-enabled approaches to overcome developmental challenges in Education, health, Skill development, employment generation, financial inclusion, governance etc. and to enhance efficiency, convenience and access; and
  2. To harness the power and capability of India in ICT to meet global demand


National Policy on Electronics 2011 (75.7 KB) PDF file that opens in a new window

The National Policy of Electronics, 2011 envisions creating a globally competitive ESDM industry including nano-electronics to meet the country's needs and serve the international market. The Main Policy Objectives are :

  1. To achieve a turnover of about USD 400 Billion by 2020 involving investment of about USD 100 Billion and employment to around 28 million by 2020.
  2. To set up over 200 Electronic Manufacturing clusters.

To significantly upscale high-end human resource creation to 2500 PhDs annually by 2020 in the sector


National Policy on Information Technology, 2011 (NPIT 2011-Released on 07102011)(182 KB) PDF file that opens in a new window

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has transformed businesses, created new products and markets and improved the productivity and efficiency in sectors like Finance, Retail, Courier, Media, including strategic sectors like Defence, Atomic Energy, Space, etc. For India to retain its competitive edge, it is imperative that ICTs are appropriately adopted.

The National Policy on IT aims to maximally leverage the power of ICT to help address economic and developmental challenges the country faces. The focus of the IT policy is therefore on deployment of ICT in all sectors of the economy and on providing IT solutions to the world.

The National Policy on IT focuses on application of technology-enabled approaches to overcome developmental challenges in education, health, skill development, financial inclusion, employment generation, governance etc. to greatly enhance efficiency across the board in the economy.

The policy seeks to achieve the twin goals of bringing the full power of ICT within the reach of the whole of India and harnessing the capability and human resources of the whole of India to enable India to emerge as the Global Hub and Destination for IT and ITeS Services by 2022. It is rooted in the conviction that ICT has the power to transform India and improve the lives of all Indians.

Feedback/suggestions may be sent to : npit2011 AT

National Telecom Policy-2011

It is widely acknowledged that Information and Communication Technology and Electronics (ICTE) have enormous transformative power that is changing everything: Governance, business, commerce, entertainment, society. As new technologies emerge every day, the pace of change is accelerating. Many of these changes occur whether planned or not. But the most beneficial changes are unlikely to take place without adequate planning.

A national agenda for ICTE and draft National Telecom Policy to drive that agenda which the Minister for Communications and IT, Shri Kapil Sibal released on 10th October, 2011 for public consultation and feedback in 4 weeks.

Department of Telecommunications welcomes you to the POLICY PORTAL. This online feedback portal has been designed and developed to generate wider public participation and to enrich the national policy formulation. Your suggestions/comments are important and will help us in formulating a forward looking policy, which will shape the Telecom landscape of the country for years to come.

We request you to keep your suggestions/ comments brief and precise.


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