Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

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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$830 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Ministry executive
Websitemeity.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]

  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 2018-09-15.
  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.