Copyright Policy

Material featured on this Portal may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to 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, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned. We adhere to all Copyright Policy of the content being published on the website from other sources.

Content Contribution, Moderation & Approval Policy (CMAP)

Content is created by the Nodal Officers designated by Group heads. The content is approved by the respective Group Heads and emailed to . for publishing on the NeGD website. It is required to contribute the content through an Official email id( only to Webmaster at .

To maintain uniformity and to bring in standardization along with associated metadata and keywords of this document content across the website is to be kept consistent with the ‘Guidelines for Content Categories in NeGD-Website’.

Content received by webmaster on the designated email is published on the website through a web-based Content Management System within the same working day.

Once published the Nodal Officer under the Group heads are notified to verify and confirm. The responsibility of the website content however, lies with the Web Information Manager.

Content Archival Policy (CAP)

Divisions are informed by sending timely reminders to them for updating their content & putting the old content into Archive section.

Promotional banners published or deleted on the website only as per the requests from content owners (Nodal Officers and Group Heads). No banners are kept as an archive data. In case there is a lapse in request for removal of banner a reminder is sent to the content owner before archiving the same.

For few of the components like Notifications, Tenders, Vacancies the content Published On date & Unpublished/Archive Date is always available on the website.

For archival of old contents (documents, schemes, services, forms, websites and contact directory), the content owners are required to send an email to webmaster for archival of the same as per the Content Review Policy. The content Element on the Website has different Entry/Exit Policy and Archival Policy as enlisted below:-

S.No. Content Element Entry Policy Exit Policy
1 About NeGD Whenever Ministries /Divisions are merged /changed. Perpetual (10 years) since date of entry into archival.
2 Programme/Schemes Discontinuation of Sanction of Programme / Schemes for Central Sector, State Sector or both. Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.
3 Policies Discontinuation of Policy by Government – Central/State Perpetual (10 years) since date of entry into archival.
4 Acts/Rules Issued through the gazette/ Passed by the Central or State Government Perpetual (10 years) to be always available in the acts/rules database.
5 Circulars/ Notifications As soon as it loses relevance Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.
6 Documents /Annual Reports Completion of its validity period. Perpetual (10 years) since date of entry into archival.
7 What’s New As soon as it loses relevance. Automatically after the expiry of the validity period.
8 Tenders As soon as it loses relevance. Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.
9 Banners As soon as it loses relevance. Automatically after the expiry of the validity period.
10 Photo-gallery As soon as it loses relevance. Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.
11 Division Contents As soon as it loses relevance. Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.

Tenders, Vacancy, OMs, Schemes, Gazette Notifications – It is removed from website manually in 5 years but we keep records in Content Management System.

 Thank You,
Web Information Manager
Telephone: +91-11-24303-714 +91-11-24303-778

Content Review Policy (CRP)

The Content Review Policy is prepared in consultation with the content owners (Nodal Officer under the Group heads). The responsibility of review and approval of the content is that of the respective content owner i.e. respective Nodal Officer and Group Heads.

The content is published on NeGD Website only after the approval of the content by the respective approver of the content which is received through an Official email id( at . The CMS Administrator then publishes the content through CMS.

The confirmation of content published on NeGD website is given to the content owner. The records of these communique’ are maintained and are available in CMS.

The entire website content is reviewed for syntax/grammar checks once in a week by the NeGD Website Team.

Thank You,
Web Information Manager
Telephone: +91-11-24303-714 +91-11-24303-778

Hyperlinking Policy

Links to external websites/portals
At many places in this website, you shall find links to other websites/portals. The links have been placed for your convenience. NeGD is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this Portal should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.

Links to NeGD-Website by other websites
We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this site and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this Portal so that you can be informed of any changes or updations therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this site must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.

Privacy Policy

NeGD-Website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you, (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually.

If the NeGD-Website requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the NeGD-Website to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this website will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

We gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Security Policy

All security issues related to the website will be addressed as per security guidelines issued by Government of India from time to time. NeGD website contains information which is freely accessible, and may be viewed by any visitor. However, the website maintains a copyright interest in the contents of all of its websites. Except for authorized security investigations and data collection, no attempts will be made to identify individual users.

The website has been audited by Cert-in empanelled auditor and all the vulnerabilities have been fixed. Upon completion, security clearance certificate of cert-in empanelled auditor has been received. A periodic check on the requirement of security certificate is recommended to the web information manager in case there are changes in the functionality or any other environmental changes.

Website Monitoring Policy

Web Properties are monitored periodically in accordance with the plan to address and fix the quality and compatibility issues around the following parameters:

Performance: Site download time is optimized for a variety of networks tested for this.

Functionality: All modules of this Website are optimally tested for their functionality.

Broken Links: The web properties are thoroughly reviewed to rule out the presence of any broken links or errors. A number of tools and techniques are applied to detect the broken links, if any.

Traffic Analysis: The site traffic are regularly monitored to analyze the usage patterns as well as visitors’ profile and preferences. Traffic Analysis tools also help with reports on broken links.

Feedback: Feedback from the visitors is the best way to judge a performance and make necessary improvements. A proper mechanism for feedback analysis is in place to carry out the changes and enhancements as suggested by the visitors.

Cookies Policy

A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. A cookie is stored as a simple text file on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies let you navigate between pages efficiently as they store your preferences, and generally improve your experience of a website. NeGD use following types of cookies to enhance your experience and interactivity with NeGD its sub-domains:

  1. Analytics cookies for anonymously remembering your computer or mobile device when you visit our website to keep track of browsing patterns.
  2. Service cookies for helping us to make our website work efficiently, remembering your registration and login details, settings preferences, and keeping track of the pages you view.
  3. Non-persistent cookies a.k.a per-session cookies. Per-session cookies serve technical purposes, like providing seamless navigation through NeGD and its sub-domains. These cookies do not collect personal information on users and they are deleted as soon as you leave our website. The cookies do not permanently record data and they are not stored on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Again, once you close your browser, the cookie disappears.

You may note additionally that when you visit NeGD website and its sub-domains where you are prompted to log in, or which are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that sub-domains of NeGD may not function properly.