Institutional Framework / Committees
State/U.T. Committee on Digital India

To review the status of Digital India Programme and set priorities among the projects. The constitution of the State/U.T. Committee on Digital India is as follows :

1 Hon'ble Chief Minister Chairman
2 Hon'ble Minister for I.T. Member
3 Chief Secretary Member
4 Development Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Finance) Member
5 Secretary (IT) Member
6 Director (IT) Member Secretary


State/U.T. Apex Committee on Digital India

To monitor the implementation of Digital India Programme and resolve inter-departmnetal issues at State Level. The constitution of the State/U.T. Apex Committee is as follows :

1 Chief Secretary Chairman
2 Development Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Finance) Member
3 Secretary (IT) Member
4 All Secretaries to Government of Puducherry Members
5 State Informatics Officer, NIC, Puducherry Member
6 Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry University Member
7 Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science, Pondicherry Engineering College Member
8 Director (IT) Member Secretary


State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT)

To provide an overall direction, standardization and consistency through program management of the e-Governance initiatives in the U.T. of Puducherry and function as a Secretariat and Internal Advisory Body in undertaking e-Governance projects. The constitution of the State e-Governance Mission Team is as follows:

1 Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Secretaries of the Mission Mode Project Departments Members
3 State Informatics Officer, NIC, Puducherry Member
4 Director (IT) Member
5 Dean, School of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry University Member
6 Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science, Pondicherry Engineering College Member
7 Consultant/Expert for Business Process Re-Engineering Member
8 Consultant/Expert for Change Management Member
9 Consultant/Expert for Financial Management and Technology Member
10 Consultant/Expert for Technology Member
11 Programmer (IT) Member Secretary


Project e-Governance Mission Team (PeMT)

To provide support to the Departments for preparation of the Detailed Project Reports, Business Process Re-Engineering, Change Management, Financial Sustainability, Technology Expertise and Managing the implementation of the project. The constitution of the Project e-Governance Mission Team is as follows :

1 Secretary of the Department concerned Chairman
2 Domain experts from the respective Department Member
3 Representative from the Directorate of Information Technology, Puducherry Member
4 Representative from NIC, Puducherry Member
5 Head of Department Member Secretary


Implementation Committee for the Project
"UT Level State Wide Area Network"

The Committee would have overall responsibility for implementation of the SWAN project in the UT of Puducherry and will meet as often as necessary to review the physical and financial progress of the project. The constitution of the Committee is as follows :

1 Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Nominee from Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India Member
3 Nominee from Integrated Finance Division of Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India Member
4 Director (IT) Member
5 State Informatics Officer, NIC, Puducherry Member
6 Deputy General Manager, M/s. BSNL, Puducherry Member
7 Shri.S. Kabilan, No.5, Republic Street, Reddiarpalayam, Puducherry 605010 (External Expert on networking) Member
8 Programmer (IT) Member Secretary


Implementation Committees for the Project
"State Data Centre"

The following committees are constituted for the implementation of State Data Centre (SDC) in the Union Territory of Puducherry :

a) State Data Centre Apex Committee

1 Chief Secretary Chairman
2 DG, NIC or his Representative Co-Chairman
3 Secretary (IT) Member
4 Representative, DIT, GOI Member
5 Representative, State Implementation Agency Member
6 Project Manager from NIC, Puducherry Member
7 Director (IT) Member Secretary

The Apex Committee will address problems and resolve issues pertaining to State Data Centre. The committee will function up to the implementation of the project.


b) UT level State Data Centre(SDC) Project Implementation Committee

1 Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Director (IT) Member
3 SIO or his Representative from NIC, Puducherry Member
4 Representative from DIT, Govt. of India Member
5 Representative from Integrated Finance Division of DIT, Govt. of India Member
6 Project Manager from NIC, Puducherry Member
7 Representative from State Implementing Agency Member
8 Programmer (IT) Member Secretary

The Committee would have overall responsibility for implementation of the SDC project in the UT of Puducherry and will meet as often as necessary to review the physical and financial progress of the project. The committee will function up to the implementation of the project. The Chairman may co-opt technical experts as and when desired. The implementation committee will be overseeing, monitoring the setting up and operationalization of the State Data Centre.


c) Composite Team for State Data Centre

1 Project Manager from NIC, Puducherry Chairman
2 Representative from NIC, Puducherry Member
3 Representative from NIC, Puducherry Member
4 Representative from the Directorate of Information Technology, Puducherry / Puducherry e-Governance Society Member
5 Representative from the Directorate of Information Technology, Puducherry/ Puducherry e-Governance Society/Government of Puducherry Member
6 Representative from the Directorate of Information Technology, Puducherry/ Puducherry e-Governance Society/Government of Puducherry Member Convenor

The composite team would primarily be responsible for the operations and management of State Data Centre during implementation and post implementation of the project. The roles and responsibilities that have been stipulated shall generally be addressed by the Composite team under the direction of Secretary (IT).



State High Level Committee for the Project
"Common Services Centre"

To identify e-Services pertaining to various Government Departments of State/Central, PSU, Societies, Government Undertakings, etc. and advise ways for automation of the identified services for web enablement. The Committee would oversee the functioning of the State Designated Agency with reference to the Common Services Centres project. The Constitution of the State High Level Committee is as follows :

1 Chief Secretary Chairman
2 Development Commissioner Member
3 All Secretaries to Government Members
4 Senior Informatics Officer, NIC, Puducherry Member
5 Representative from MCIT, New Delhi Member
6 Representative from M/s. IL&FS, NLSA Member
7 Head of Department (e-Service related) (The Heads of Department shall be invited whenever the services pertaining to their Department is taken up) Co-opted Member
8 Director (IT) / Nodal Officer (CSC) Member Secretary


Committee for the Project
"State Services Delivery Gateway and State Portal"

The Committee would oversee the implementation of the project. The Constitution of the State Project Committee is as follows :

1 Special Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Head of Department, related to the services to be delivered Member *
3 Senior Informatics Officer, NIC, Puducherry Members
4 Director (IT) Member
5 Programmer (IT) Member Secretary

* Concerned Head of Department related to the services to be delivered, among 16 selected Departments**.

Representatives from (i) DIT, MCIT, New Delhi, (ii) CDAC, and (iii) STQC will be included in the meeting as Special Invitees, as and when required.

** 16 Selected Departments :

  1. Revenue,
  2. Women and Child Development,
  3. Adi-Dravidar Welfare,
  4. Social Welfare,
  5. Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs,
  6. Labour (Employment Exchange),
  7. Local Administration,
  8. Higher and Technical Education,
  9. School Education,
  10. Agriculture,
  11. Fisheries,
  12. Animal Husbandry,
  13. Rural Development,
  14. Transport,
  15. Industries and Commerce, and
  16. Commercial Taxes.


State Project Committee for the Project
"e-District"

The Committee would oversee the implementation of the project. The Constitution of the State Project Committee is as follows :

1 Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Secretary (Revenue) or his nominee Member
3 District Collector, Puducherry (State Nodal Officer of this Project) Member
4 Representative from State Designated Agency Member
5 Representative from State e-Governance Mission Team Member
6 Consultant of the Project Member
7 Director (IT) Member Secretary


Committee to implement
"IT Mass Literacy" through Common Services Centres

The Committee would oversee the implementation of providing IT training through Common Services Centres to persons in eligible household in selected blocks. The Constitution of the Committee is as follows :

1 Secretary (IT) Chairman
2 Director (Education) or his representative Member
3 Director (Local Administration) or his representative Member
4 Director (Social Welfare) or his representative Member
5 CSC-SPV, New Delhi or his representative Member
7 Director (IT) Member Secretary