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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is an executive agency of the Union Government of the Republic of India. It was carved out of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on 19 July 2016 as a standalone ministerial agency responsible for IT policy, strategy and development of electronics industry.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
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Ministry overview
Preceding Ministry
JurisdictionGovernment of India
HeadquartersSanchar Bhawan
New Delhi
22°37′20″N 77°12′50″E / 22.62222°N 77.21389°E / 22.62222; 77.21389
Annual budget6,000 crore (US$870 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Ministry executive
Websitemeity.gov.in

HistoryEdit

Previously known as "The Department of Information Technology", it was renamed to The Department of Electronics and Information Technology in 2012.[5] On 19 July 2016, DeitY was made into full-fledged ministry, which henceforth is known as the Ministry of Electronics and Technology, bifurcating it from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.[6]

Child agenciesEdit

The following is a list of organizations contained within "The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Union Government of the Republic of India".[7]

Companies under MeitYEdit

Autonomous Societies of MeitYEdit

MinistersEdit

Ministers of StateEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019.
  2. ^ "Who's who | Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India". Meity.gov.in. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Secretary's Office - Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India". meity.gov.in.
  4. ^ "People and Offices". meity.gov.in.
  5. ^ "Department of Information Technology renamed", NDTV, Press Trust of India, 18 April 2012
  6. ^ "Deity becomes a new ministry leg up for Ravi Shankar Prasad", economictimes.indiatimes.com
  7. ^ "Deity Organisations". Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  8. ^ "Former Ministers - Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India". meity.gov.in.