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e-Governance Standards

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 egovreach@nasscom.in 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.

Standards Guidelines
Face Image Data Standard for e-Governance Applications in India Version 1.0 (November 2010) Guidelines for Usage of Digital Signatures in e-Governance Version 1.0 (December 2010)
Fingerprint Image and Minutiae Data Standard for e-Governance Applications in India Version 1.0 (November 2010) Interoperability Guidelines for Digital Signature Certificates issued under Information Technology Act Version 2.0 (December 2009)
Iris Image Data Standard for e-Governance Applications in India Version 1.0 (March 2011) Guidelines for Indian Government Website (January 2009)
Character Encoding Standard for Indian Languages Version 1.0 (November 2009) e-Governance Security Standards Framework: An Approach Paper: Version 1.0 (December 2010)
Metadata and Data Standards for Person Identification and Land Region Codification Version 1.0 (December 2009) e- Security Assurance Framework: Guidelines for Security Categorization of Information System eSAFE‐GD100: Version 1.0 (January 2010)
Conformity Assessment Requirements for Quality Assurance in e-Governance Version 1.0 (June 2010) e-Security Assurance Framework: Catalogue of  Security Controls e-SAFE-GD 200 Version 1.0 (January 2010)
Quality Assurance Framework for e-Governance Applications Version 1.0 (June 2010) e-Security Assurance Framework: Baseline Security Controls for Low Impact Information Systems e-SAFE-GD 201 Version 1.0 (January 2010)
Font Standard for Indian Languages Version 1.0 (November 2009)  e-Security Assurance Framework: Baseline Security Controls for Medium Impact Information Systems e-SAFE-GD 202 Version 1.0 (January 2010)
  e-Security Assurance Framework: Baseline Security Controls for High Impact Information Systems e-SAFE-GD 203 Version 1.0 (January 2010)
  Guidelines for the implementation of Security controls (GD 210) (Draft Document ready for review)
  Guidelines for assessment of effectiveness of Security controls (GD 220) (Draft Document ready for review)
  e-Security Assurance Framework: Guidelines for Information Security Risk Assessment and Management (e-SAFE GD300) Version 1.0 (January 2010)

 


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