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Information Technology Department
Contact details
Minister

Dr. M.Manikandan

Information Technology

Secretary to Government

T.K. Ramachandran IAS ( Principal Secretary to Government )

Phone: 25670783

Email: secyit.tn@nic.in

Department Profile

Tamil Nadu has scientific and social infrastructure and the human resources, which are indispensably required for attracting IT investments. By harnessing the above resources completely, it becomes necessary to use ICT tools to extend the benefits offered by Government to the Citizens and take Tamil Nadu to an incomparable position in the Information Technology sector in India under the able guidance, dynamic leadership and futuristic vision of our Honourable Chief Minister.

Tamil Nadu is a front-runner among the States in India in ICT enabled Governance, by successfully implementing various e-Governance programmes of the State Government and also the schemes under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). Realising the basic needs of the common man, our Honourable Chief Minister, has planned to ensure that all services are made available to the common man in his locality through common service delivery outlets with efficiency, transparency and reliability.

Information Technology Department will strive to

1.Provide Government services, both informational and transactional, to Citizens at their door steps through the internet at the earliest

2.Bridge the digital rural-urban divide

3.Make Tamil Nadu the Best in IT enabled Governance

4.Substantially increase the software exports of Tamil Nadu

5.Provide Cable TV services to all households in Tamil Nadu at reasonable rates, at the earliest

6.Take Computing in Tamil to a higher level

7.Enhance the quality of life of Citizens through Information and Communication Technology.