The Government's vision is to turn Kerala into knowledge society with sustainable economic growth, social harmony and high quality of life for all. The Government considers it its mission to achieve this vision through proactive measures meant to accelerate the process of transforming the State into a knowledge society. In keeping with the democratic traditions of the country, the Government will ensure that all sections of the society are included in this process of transformation and will adopt conscious, positive steps to confirm the inclusion of the disadvantaged sections of society in the transformation process.
The Government will also adopt such measures as are necessary to encourage the willful participation of the digitally privileged sections in the efforts to prevent the less privileged sections from getting marginalised in the transformation process. The Government will make use of ICT to ensure transparency, efficiency and quality of services to the citizens of the state. The Government shall promote appropriate applications of ICT to rejuvenate and strengthen the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors of the State's economy.
The Government will strive to improve the standard of living of the people through the use of ICT in all sectors, enhance productivity and efficiency, optimize utilisation of resources and increase the employment potential of the ICT sector. The Government shall make all efforts to provide the infrastructure for the rapid growth and adoption of ICT in the state, including, but not limited to access to ICT for all sections of the population,development of high speed communication facilities, infrastructure for the IT industry and development of human resources. The Government shall endeavor to create a favorable climate in the State for increased economic activity and investments in the ICT, ITES and knowledge-based industry sector. In doing so, the State expects to exploit to the fullest extent, the potential of these new sectors to generate stable employment, earn foreign exchange and promote long term investments.
The Government recognizes that Kerala's highly skilled and well educated workforce is a strategic differentiator as an investment destination. It shall continue to invest substantially in programs and initiatives to sustain this advantage. Government will make Kerala the cradle of highly skilled manpower for the knowledge-based industry. The Government realizes that Free Software presents a unique opportunity in building a truly egalitarian knowledge society. The Government will take all efforts to develop Free Software and shall encourage and mandate the appropriate use of Free Software in all ICT initiatives.
Interfacing between the Government and the industry from a business perspective
Interacting with potential investors. Enhancing the IT industry base ICT dissemination among the state citizenry to bridge the digital divide E- Governance Developing Human Resources for IT & ITES Advising the Government on policy matters
Services & Activities
File routing in the E & IT Department is revised as follows until further orders
E& IT (A) Department --> Under Secretary- I --> Joint Secretary --> Secretary
E& IT (B) Department --> Under Secretary- II --> Joint Secretary --> Secretary E& IT (C) Department --> Under Secretary- I --> Joint Secretary --> Secretary
E& IT (Cell) Department --> Under Secretary- II --> Joint Secretary --> Secretary
WORK DISTRIBUTION OF SUBJECTS DEALT WITH IN ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT
E & IT (A) Section (Ph. 0471-2518882)
E& IT (A) Department --> Under Secretary- I --> Joint Secretary --> Secretary
Infopark Kochi, Koratty, Cherthala
Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
& Technocity, Thiruvananthapuram.
Smart City, Kochi
Kerala State IT Infrastructure Limited (KSITIL)
Cyberpark, Kannur&Kasaragod by KSITIL
Indian Institute of Information Technology
& Management Kerala (IIITM-K), Thiruvananthapuram.
Information Communication Technology
Academy (ICT Academy)
Indian Institute of information Technology, Kottayam (IIIT-K)
Matters related with software technology parks of lndia (STPI)
Inspection Reports of AG relating to Smart City, Infopark, Cyberpark & IIITM-K.
Papers relating to Hardware Mission
Subjects relating to Block Chain I Fin Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Internet of Things, e-Mobility and Cognitive Science
Papers relating to Department Vehicle
Miscellaneous papers of the section
E & IT (B) Section (Ph. 0471-2518883)
E-District/State Service Delivery Gateway (SSDG)
IT Policy & IT Sub Policy
UID Project, Aadhaar related papers
State Data Centre (SDC-I & SDC-II)
Payment Gateway including Pay Gov India, SBI Mops etc
Papers relating to Total Solution Providers
Kerala Spatial Data Infrastructure (KSDI)
Papers related to Steering Committee /Apex Committee on e-Governance
Telecom related papers (RoW,uso, National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN),
National Knowledge Network.
Papers relating to e-Governance
Papers relating to Mobile Towers
Conducting of e-Governance Meet/ Workshop/ Conference
K-FON Project,K-FON Ltd (SPY)
Skill Delivery Platform Kerala (SDPK) Project
Kerala State Wide Area Network
Public Wifi Project (KSWAN)
Establishment papers of SeMT, Review
Digilocker Project of SeMT
Information Technology Act 2000 and Electronic Delivery of Service Rules 2010 (EDS Rules-2010)
Appeal filed before the adjudicating officer under IT Act 2000
Request for blocking Websites under the purview of IT Act
Digital Government Advisory Board
Government Enterprise Architecture
Standardization of Short Term IT Courses
Miscellaneous papers in the section
IT (C) Section (Ph: 0471-2518848)
E& IT (C) Department --> Under Secretary--> Joint Secretary --> Secretary
Establishment papers ofKSITM
All papers relating to AKSHAYA Project.
FRIENDS Janasevana Kendram
All papers relating to Common Service
Subject Committee I Public Accounts
All legislature Committees except Subject
Committee and PAC
Budget Papers and Plan monitoring
IteS Habitat Centre
Papers relating to MPs/DCs/HoDs Conference & Meeting of Chief Secretary with Secretaries.
Special Working Group/Departmental
Working Group ofE & IT Department
Papers relating payment of rent and electricity charges of NIC to C-DAC.
Women's Resource Centre
Papers relating to the Meeting of Syndicate
I Senate etc. of all Universities in Kerala.
Audit Report of AG I C &AG
Papers on CERT-K and Cyber Security related matters.
Papers relating to Governor's Address, Budget Speech
Standard Investment Subsidy on ICT
Miscellaneous papers of IT Department/Miscellaneous papers of Section.
All papers relating to ICFOSS
Parliament Section of IT Department
Papers relating to old Modernization of
Govt. Programme (MGP)
All papers relating to C-DIT
IT (Cell ) Section (Ph: 0471-2517205)
E& IT (Cell) Department-->Under Secretary- II-->Joint Secretary-->Secretary
Implementation of Digital Document
Information & Data Exchange Advanced Filing System (DDFS) System (IDEAS)
Purchase of PC's and IT related of equipments for Secretariat
Training on e-Governance to officers Secretariat
Supply of Laptops to Officers and Ministers in the Secretariat.
Training on UNICODE Malayalam Computing in Secretariat.
Supply and support of lntemet Data Cards Users in the Secretariat.
Creation of mail ID's for Secretariat
Providing IT Assets to various Departments in the Secretariat on request.
Citizen Call Centre/Secretariat Centre Call
Payments related to Secretariat Wide Area Network (SECWAN) Project
Files from other Departments for Remarks/ Concurrence/ Remarks for implementing IT related matters
Setting up of Wifi hotspots in Secretariat. Kerala
All files and papers relating to Startup Mission.
Annual Maintenance contract of Hardware and Network in Govt. Secretariat.
Implementation of e-Office.
Support for Video Conference (including for other departments video conferencing)
Monitoring creation of e-mail ID/EMD e-office.
PG Diploma in e-Govemance (PGDeG)
ASSET Management of IT related Course equipments in Secretariat.
Virtual IT Cadre
Miscellaneous papers of IT Cell
Creation of IT Cell Division in Field Departments.
Digitisation of Secretariat Records
Papers on "websites and allied matters" including the domain Kerala.gov.in
Papers on Working Group / Departmental Purchase Committee I Technical Committee meetings convened by Secretariat Departments I Line Departments as well as the meetings in which Secretary (IT) is invited as a member in Technical Capacity
Common solutions such as Centralized procurement, Common VC Solution etc.
Papers on IT project portal
Matters related to IT projects implemented by line departments and Universities
Under Secretary I
Under Secretary II
E&IT(IT Cell) Department
Officers Under Right to Information Act
Public Information Officer
Balagopal K K Under Secretary Electronics & Information Technology Department