The Working Group on Information Technology for Masses was constituted by Government of India vide a Notification dated 10/05/2000 with the purpose of formulating a set of policy initiatives to be implemented by the government, industry and entrepreneurs in the country to achieve wide spread application of IT in all possible areas in the shortest possible time. The group deliberated on issues like Infrastructure and Services, Electronic Governance, Education and Mass Campaign for IT Awareness and invited suggestions through this Web Site from people across the world who evinced direct interest in faster economic growth of this large nation. Based on the suggestions received, the working group gave its recommendations.
Consequently, a National IT Mission has been set up vide a Ministry Notification dated 12.06.2001 to implement the recommendations of the Working Group. The web site of the Working Group is closed now. However, the background report and recommendations are kept for reference purpose.
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