Saturday, 7 December 2019

Unit 4: Information Technology Act, 2000

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                                 Unit 4: Information Technology Act, 2000




The Information Technology Act, 2000 has been passed to give effect to the said resolution and to promote efficient delivery of Government services by means of reliable electronic records.


In the case of immovable property, certain documents are required to be compulsory registered with competent authorities of the government.


Hence, these documents are excluded.

Authentication of electronic records is a process used to confirm the identity of a person or to prove the integrity of information.


The private key and the public key are unique to the subscriber and constitute a functioning key pair.


Every appeal shall be fi led within a period of 45 days from the date on which a copy of the order made by the controller or the adjudicating officer is received by the person aggrieved.


IT Act excludes the provisions related to the negotiable instruments like promissory notes, bills of exchanges, cheques, etc.
IT Act has been passed to promote efficient delivery of the Government services by means of reliable electronic records.


The Controller shall be the repository of all Digital Signature Certificates issued under this Act.

Corporate Legal Framework    

APIO: Assistance Public Information Officers CIC: Central Information Commission Decryption: Decryption is the reverse process of converting encoded data to its original un-encoded form, plaintext.

Digital Signatures: a message signed with a sender’s private key can be verifi ed by anyone who has access to the sender’s public key, thereby proving that the sender signed it and that the message has not been tampered with.

This is used to ensure authenticity.

Encryption: Encryption is a process of coding information which could either be a fi le or mail message in into cipher text a form unreadable without a decoding key in order to prevent anyone except the intended recipient from reading that data.

Information Technology: Hardware and software that perform data processing tasks, such as capturing, transmitting, storing, retrieving, manipulating or displaying data.

PIO: Public Information Officers RTI: Right to Information  

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