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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is responsible for formulation, implementation and review of national policies in the field of Information Technology, Electronics, Internet (all matters other than licensing of Internet Service Provider), UIDAI and associated services & applications. Main aim of MeitY is to promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics and IT & Information Technology enabled Services (ITeS) industries, enhancing India’s role in global platforms of internet governance.


  • 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 IT education and IT-based education;
  • Matters relating to Cyber Laws, administration of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000) and other IT related laws;
  • 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);
  •  Initiatives for development of hardware/ software industry including knowledge–based enterprises, measures for promoting IT exports and                        competitiveness of the industry;
  • Promotion of Standardization, Testing and Quality in IT and standardization of procedure for IT applications and tasks;
  • National Informatics Centre (NIC);
  • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI); 


Compulsory Registration:

Under "Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012 ",  MeitY notified 31 product categories for compulsory registration. As per the Order, no person shall manufacture or store for sale, import, sell or distribute goods which do not conform to the Indian standard specified in the order. Manufacturers of these products are required to apply for registration from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under its Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) after getting their product tested from BIS recognized labs as per the provision of Chapter IVA of  THE BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS RULES, 1987.  After Grant of Registration Certificate by BIS, Surveillance of products under CRS is carried out by MeitY.

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