Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
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Ministry overview
Preceding Ministry
Jurisdiction Government of India
Headquarters Electronics Niketan, 6, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi -110003
Annual budget 6,000 crore (US$840 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Ministry executive
  • Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary[3][4]
Website meity.gov.in

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is a part 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.

History[edit]

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 agencies[edit]

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 MeitY[edit]

Autonomous Societies of MeitY[edit]

Ministers[edit]

For a list of ministers, see Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (India)#Former Ministers.[8]

References[edit]