Information Technology

Department oflnformation Technology is one of the youngest Departments in the Lakshadweep Administration. The Department of Information Technology being a small department, has created a society to enable it to operate and deliver the services.

The Lakshadweep Information Technology Services Society (LlTSS) was created during year 2006 to assist the Department of Information Technology in the implementation of the ICT Projects of Government of India and Lakshadweep Administration.

Mission

  • Formulation and implementation of procurement policies for Information Technology related investments in the Administration of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep and sub-ordinate organizations
  • Establishing of Centres of Excellence in Education/ Training including School for Information Technology
  • Implementation of pilot projects in Information Technology, which are relevant to public
  • Standardization and accreditation of Information Technology training institutions
  • To conceive and implement strategies for human resources development essential for IT industries
  • To provide advisory support to the Administration of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep in carrying out its activities in a way conducive for IT promotion

Vision

  • To make Lakshadweep Islands an e-literate territory
  • To setup e-Governance infrastructure in Administration offices to provide all the services offered in the offices electronically for better governance
  • Development of Information Technology infrastructure, including Union Territory Information Infrastructure
  • Standardization and accreditation of Information Technology training institutions
  • Formulation of specific projects, which are beneficial to the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, to be posed before Government of India, multi lateral funding agencies and the like
  • To act as technical wing of the Administration of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep on request, by undertaking projects of Union Territory Administration involving technical aptitude
  • To undertake Research & Development in software to access the acquisition, maintenance and use of technological aids to administration including reprographic equipments and use of remote sensing data and communications