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Information Technology Department

Kerala Information Technology Department

The Department of Information Technology is supported by the Kerala State Information Technology Mission.Kerala State Information Technology Mission is a Society registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific & Charitable Societies Registration Act (Act 12 of 1955). Information Technology (IT) Department is the world’s fastest growing economic activity. The IT industry has been found to be ideal for Kerala in terms of its potential to generate opportunities and employment with little pressure on land, environment and other resources.It is an autonomous nodal IT implementation agency for Department of Information Technology, Government of Kerala which provides managerial support to the Department’s various initiatives.Kerala is a fertile ground for the growth of the IT industry.Specific proposals include strengthening of Techno park and setting up of Software Technology Parks and Software Complexes in major cities in the State

Information Technology Department Organization:

KSITM (Kerala State IT Mission) is a government organization under Department of Information Technology.It was established on 1999 under Information Technology Department, Govt of Kerala for providing managerial support for various initiatives for the government. Kerala State IT Mission is a team of professionals from the industry & the Government and is headed by the Director, with the Secretary-IT as the Chairman.The Government understands the enormous potential of Information Technology not only as a tool for improving governance and creating more jobs, but more significantly, as a means to greatly enhance the standard of living of the people. Use of IT in enhancing the delivery of Government services leads to a very responsive and transparent administration facilitating the empowerment of the people and satisfying their right of information.

Notable Function of Information Technology Department :

  • 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.
  • Policy matters relating to Information Technology, Electronics and Internet.
  • Promotion of Information Technology and Information Technology enabled services and Internet.
  • Initiative on bridging the Digital Divide, Matters relating to Media Lab Asia.
  • Interaction in Information Technology related matters with International agencies and bodies.
  • Promotion of Standardization, Testing and Quality in Information Technology and standardization of procedure for Information Technology application and Tasks.
  • Assistance to other departments in the promotion of E-Governance, E-Infrastructure, E-Medicine, E-Commerce, etc.

Department Section:

S.NO Department Section Phone No
1 Information Technology (A) Department 0471-2518882
2 Information Technology (B) Department 0471-2518883

Kerala Information Technology Department Important Contact Details:

Shri.P.K.Kunhalikutty Minister for Industries and Information Technology

OFFICE
Room No: 149
3rd Floor, North Block
Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram
Phone: 0471-2332700, 2333059
Mob : 9947020200
Fax : 0471-2333059
E-MAIL:minister-industry@kerala.gov.in

Information Technology Department

1st Floor , Main Block
Secretariat,Statue
Thiruvananthapuram

Shri. P. H. Kurien Principal Secretary

Ph- 0471-2518308
0471-2327803
M-9496107100

Dr. Jayasankar Prasad C Director

Phone : 0471 – 2319449
Fax: 0471-2314284
E-Mail: director -at- keralaitmission.org

Official Website:www.it.kerala.gov.in

Related Website of Information Technology Department:

S.NO Name of Website Link
1 Kerala State IT Mission www.itmission.kerala.gov.in
2 Information and Data Exchange Advanced System www.sics.kerala.gov.in
3 Kerala State IT Infrastructure Ltd (KSITI) www.keralaitparks.org
4 Information Kerala Mission www.infokerala.org

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