*The Due date for Tender ref no. ELCOT/IT Infra/OT/32968/TNSDC PH I-DCO/2016-2017 for Selection of Data Centre Operator (DCO) for TNSDC Phase I is postponed. The revised tender submission date will be published shortly* * Corrigendum No.1 to Tender Document pertaining to the Tender Ref No:ELCOT/NW/32966/IT-SEC/ AUDIT/Multi Stage Tender/2016-17 due on 19/01/2017 is available in ELCOT & TN Website* *Tender with ref no: ELCOT/Networks/32960/Inaugural Event/2016 published for Provisioning of Audio - Video and Network related products for various VC events. Pre Bid Meeting is on 11.01.2017 @ 11am* * Tender Notice,Document,Corrigendum No.2(Pre-Bid clarification & Annexure),Corrigendum No.1 to Tender Notice for Supply and commissioning of 5,00,000 (0.5 Million) nos of Laptop Computers pertaining to the Tender Ref No:ELCOT/PID/ICB/LTC/PVI/2016-17 due on 27.01.2017 has been published in www.elcot.in & www.tenders.tn.gov.in website* * Tender documents (Volume - I,II,III) for Open Tender Ref No. ELCOT/IT-Infra/OT/32968/TNSDC PH I-DCO/ 2016-17 is available in ELCOT & TN Website* * Application form for Expression of Interest called for IT Space is available in ELCOT Website* * The Due date for Tender Ref No: ELCOT/32857/Digital Audio Work Station /2015-16 has been postponed. The Due Date will be published shortly*
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IT in Tamil Nadu
Tamilnadu was one of the first states in the Indian Union to formulate a comprehensive IT policy. As early as 1997, the State Government released an Industry -specific Policy for the IT industry to achieve the goals spelt out in the Ninth five year plan and to focus attention on the IT industry as an engine of growth in the State. However, the pace of change in the IT industry necessitated a revision of this plan. In the year 2002, the Government of Tamilnadu released a new IT policy geared towards leveraging IT to herald prosperity in the State and to turn Tamilnadu in to a Knowledge-empowered State.

The advent of the Internet has transformed the world in to a Global village and has ushered in an era of IT-enabled services delivery worldwide. As per the 2002 report of NASSCOM, IT and IT-enabled Services Industry will account for over 7% of India's GDP and 30% of Foreign exchange within a decade. This revolution will also generate over four million jobs in the Knowledge sector (IT and ITES industries). Tamilnadu is uniquely poised to leverage this great opportunity due to its educated workforce and excellent administration. The Government of Tamilnadu released an ITES policy in 2005 to highlight the advantages of ITES investment in the state.
I.T Policy 1997
  • To enourage and accelerate the growth of hardware and software industries and associate services in the State ad to remove the bottlenecks for starting and running of such Units in Tamil Nadu.
  • To increase both domestic and export earning of software and hardware sectors in the State
I.T Policy 2002
  • To establish Tamil Nadu as the Destination of Choice for IT investments
  • To upgrade the quality of life for the citizens through e-Governance and IT applications in Government
  • To empower people in the rural areas so as to bridge the Digital Divide