About the Directorate
Minister for Information Technology
Minister

Shri. M.O.H.F. SHAHJAHAN

Address : No. 64, Suffren Street,
Puducherry-605 001.
Mobile : +91-99524-07120
Secretary to the Government (IT)
Secretary

Shri. D. Manikandan, I.A.S. (AGMU:2010)

Address : Chief Secretariat,
Puducherry - 605001.
Office : +91-413-2338300
Fax : +91-413-2338300 (TeleFax)
Email : secyit.pon@nic.in

Director of Information Technology
Director

Shri. A.S. Sivakumar

Address : Directorate of Information Technology,
No.505, Kamaraj Salai, Saram,
Planning & Research Department Complex - II Floor,
Puducherry - 605 013.
Office : +91-413-2246090, +91-413-2231290
Fax : +91-413-2246090
Email : directorit.pon@nic.in

The Directorate of Information Technology, pronounced as "DIT" has been created in the year 2002, vide G.O.Ms.No.59, dated 19-07-2002 in order to give fillip to IT related activities in the Union Territory of Puducherry. This Directorate is currently involved in the following activities :

  • Acting as a Nodal Office for purchase of computer and related accesssories, software, etc.
  • Providing technical assistance in all IT Activities to Government Departments.
  • Implementing Mission Mode Projects envisaged under National e-Governance Plan of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, New Delhi.
  • Framing I.T./I.T.E.S. Policies and implementation of these Policies.
  • Bring-in increased transparency, efficiency and accountability in Government operations through e-Governance.
  • Extending support to Government Departments towards the preparation of Detailed Project Reports, preparation of Request for Proposals, Bid Process Management and Implementation Support for e-Governance activities.
  • Training Government Officials.
  • Controlling Puducherry e-Governance Society.