Department of Information Technology has published number of Standards and Guidelines on the e-Governance Standards portal http://egovstandards.gov.in in the areas of Open Standards, Interoperability, Metadata & Data Standards, Localisation and Language Technology, Biometrics, Digital Signatures, E-Forms, Information and Network Security, Quality & Documentation and Enterprise Architecture.
To ensure Interoperability among e-Governance applications, Department of Information Technology has setup an Institutional mechanism for formulation of Standards through collaborative efforts of stakeholders like National Informatics Centre (NIC), Standardization Testing and Quality Certification( STQC), other Government departments, Academia, Technology Experts, Domain Experts, Industry, BIS, NGOs etc. In this process there is a provision of formal Public review also.
The duly approved standards by Government’s Apex body consisting of Senior Strategic members from: DIT, NIC, NASCOM, BIS,CDAC, Planning Commission etc. are released on the web site http://egovstandards.gov.in by NIC for free download and usage.
Please register yourself with email@example.com in case you would like to receive notification on standards published for review and you would like participate in the review process.
Please click on the below Standards & Guidelines to know more about each of them.