Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
|Jurisdiction||Government of India|
|Annual budget||₹9,720.66 crore (US$1.4 billion) (2021-22 est.)|
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY; Hindi: इलेक्ट्रॉनिकी और सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय) 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 the electronics industry.
Previously known as "The Department of Information Technology", it was renamed to The Department of Electronics and Information Technology in 2012. On 19 July 2016, DeitY was made into full-fledged ministry, which henceforth is known as the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, bifurcating it from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
The following is a list of child agencies subordinated within "The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Union Government of the Republic of India".
To boost and leverage Quantum computing potential, ministry has done a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The initiative is said to boost researchers and scientists work on quantum computing and will provide access to Amazon’s Braket cloud-based quantum computing service. Ministry based on the proposal received and vetted by a steering committee will approve and sanction the set-up of the lab to bolster the quantum computing capability in India.
- National Informatics Centre (NIC)
- Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification Directorate (STQC)
- Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA)
- Cyber Appellate Tribunal (CAT)
- Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Registry
- Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (ICERT)
- IN Registry
Companies under MeitY
- CSC e-Governance Services India Limited
- Digital Locker
- Media Lab Asia (MLAsia)
- National Informatics Centre Services Incorporated (NICSI) — Public Sector Enterprise under control of National Informatics Centre.
- National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)
- Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
Autonomous Societies of MeitY
- Education and Research in Computer Networking (ERNET)
- Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
- Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET)
- National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) — Formerly DOEACC Society
- Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER)
- Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)
- Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC)
For a list of ministers, see Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (India)#Former Ministers.
|No||Portrait||Name||Tenure||Political Party||Prime Minister|
|1||Ravi Shankar Prasad||5 July 2016||7 July 2021||5 years, 2 days||Bharatiya Janata Party||Narendra Modi|
|2||Ashwini Vaishnaw||7 July 2021||Incumbent||22 days|
List of Ministers of State
|Minister of state||Portrait||Political party||Term||Days|
|P. P. Chaudhary||Bharatiya Janata Party||5 July 2016||3 September 2017||425 days|
|Alphons Kannanthanam||3 September 2017||14 May 2018||253 days|
|S. S. Ahluwalia||14 May 2018||30 May 2019||381 days|
|Sanjay Dhotre||30 May 2019||7 July 2021||769 days|
|Rajeev Chandrasekhar||7 July 2021||Incumbent||22 days|
- "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2021.
- "Who's who | Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India". Meity.gov.in.
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- "Deity Organisations". Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
- "MeitY to establish Quantum Computing Applications Lab in collaboration with AWS". www.businesstoday.in. Retrieved 25 January 2021.
- "Former Ministers - Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India". meity.gov.in.