भारत सरकार GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
संचार मंत्रालय
Ministry of Communications

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Disclaimer and Policies

Copyright Policy

Material featured on this Website may be reproduced free of charge after getting proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material must be reproduced accurately and not be used in a derogatory manner or a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material identified as the copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed under the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India. 

Content Contribution, Moderation and Approval (CMAP) policy 

Following this policy, we provide a role-based Content Management system. This CMS helps the website team in giving role specific access of administrator panel to different Users. The Web administrator will also be able to manage information specifically meant for internal use, which will be viewable to all members after the successful login. Admin can create the users by assigning him a particular role and Module to which functions of a particular user are limited. 

These roles are: 

  • Creator: These are the Content creators. Their responsibilities are to add/edit/delete respective content on the website and send it to for approval. 
  • Moderator: Their responsibility is to approve the content coming from the creators. 
  • Publisher: A publisher can edit and review the content. He is responsible for publishing the content on the website. 

These personnel would be appointed by the Web Administrator and would be responsible for the overall quality and quantity of information on the Website. The Web Administrator will be responsible for overall supervision to ensure that authentic and updated information are available on the website. 

 CMAP policy ensures the following Activities on the Website: 

  • All information about DGT, useful for the citizens and other stakeholders, is present in the “About Us/DGT” section and mechanism is in place to keep the information up to date. 
  • The validity of the scheme has been mentioned. 
  • Mechanism is in place to ensure that all the Citizen Services, Forms, Documents and Schemes are registered with the respective repositories of the National Portal. 

Note: 

  • The DGT Website is free from offensive/discriminatory language. 
  • Content is compiled and packaged with citizen orientation. 
  • Clear and simple language has been used throughout the website. 
  • The language is free from spelling and grammatical errors. 
  • Documents / pages in multiple languages are updated simultaneously. 
  • All information, which is of direct importance to the citizen, is accessible from the Homepage. 
  • There is adequate contrast between text and background color. 
  • There is adequate contrast between text and background color. 
  • Web pages do not contain any content that flashes for more than three times in a second. 
  • It has been ensured that all stationery of the department as well as advertisements/public messages issued by the concerned Department prominently display the URL of the web site. 

Content Archival (CAP) policy

Content Archival Mechanism is in place to ensure that all outdated announcements are removed from the website or moved to archive. This will help the website team in ensuring that the expired contents are removed from the main website. The Archival System available on the Website will transfer the expired content in archives section as soon as it reaches expiry date. Archived Data will be available with a search option to search data between two given dates. 

Note: It is the Responsibility of the Web Manager to put the Expiry date while contributing the Content wherever Applicable. 

Content Review (CRP) policy

The web Administrator and the assigned Personnels will periodically review the website’s content in respect of their respective domains and keep the information Up to Date. A proper workflow should be followed before the final updation of content on the website. 

Hyperlinking Policy

At many places on this portal, you will find links to other websites/portals created and maintained by other government, non-government / private organizations. These links are provided for your convenience. By choosing to connect, you can communicate within that website. At the same time, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owner/promoter of this website. Director General Telecommunications, India shall not be responsible for the content and reliability of the Linked Websites and shall not make any unwarranted representations regarding their intent. The mere existence of this link or its inclusion in the list on this portal should not be assumed for any endorsement.

Privacy Policy

As a rule, this portal does not automatically collect any specific personal information from you (such as name, telephone number or e-mail address) that would allow us to uniquely identify you. This portal records your visit and records the following information for statistical purposes, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, date and time of visit and pages visited. We make no attempt to contact these addresses to independently identify visitors to our site pending an investigation into who is attempting to harm the site. Unless a law enforcement agency has a written order to inspect the service provider’s records, we will not identify the user or his browsing activities. If Director General Telecom, India website asks you to provide personal information and you choose to provide it, you will be informed about how to use it and will maintain adequate security measures to protect your personal information. 

Terms & Conditions

This official website of the DGT has been developed to disseminate information to the public. Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and correctness of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. 

  • The web contents are subject to change without any prior notice from DGT, India 
  • In no event will DGT be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website. In case of any variation between what has been produced on the website about Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc and that contained in the relevant Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc, with the department the latter shall prevail. 
  • Links to other websites that have been included on this website are provided for public convenience only. DGT is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the view expressed within them. It is also not guaranteed that the availability of such linked pages at all times. 
  • Material featured on this website may be reproduced free of charge. However, the material must be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material identified as the copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the department/copyright holder concerned. 
  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India. 

Website Monitoring Plan 

Under the Website Monitoring Policy, it is advised to monitor periodically to address and fix the quality and compatibility issues around the following parameters: 

  • Functionality: 

All modules of the website are tested for their Functionality and for their smooth working. 

  • Performance: 

All-important pages of the website are tested for the download time. 

  • Broken Links: 

The website is thoroughly reviewed to rule out the presence of any broken links or errors. 

  • The Hosting Service Provider has state-of-the-art multi-tier security infrastructure and devices like firewalls and intrusion prevention systems. 

Contingency Management Plan 

The presence of the website on the Internet and very importantly the site is fully functional all the time. It is expected of the Government websites to deliver information and services on a 24X7 basis. Hence, all efforts should be made by the User Department Web Information Manager to minimize the downtime of the website as far as possible. 

In case of any defacement and data corruption, quick action needs to be taken by the respective authorized personnel for the same. 

Security Policy

Director General Telecom, India uses secure servers for its website. We have taken several steps to secure the information on our website and to provide appropriate protection of the information in our possession. 

For information security purposes, the computer systems that host our website use software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorized attempts to compromise their devices. If potential evidence of criminal activity is discovered during security monitoring, information related to such activity may be provided to law enforcement authorities. 

Last updated: April 5, 2024

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