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Dear Reader,

(including all its subsidiary (and/or sister) pages on "coombs.anu.edu.au" server) has permanently ceased its publishing operations on Friday 21st January 2011.

All of the online resources reported here have been thoroughly checked at the time of their listing. However, it is possible that, with the with the passage of time, many of the originally reported materials might have been removed from the Internet, or changed their online address, or varied the scope and quality of their contents.

Fortunately, in several cases it is possible to access many of the older versions of the resources listed in the MONITOR. This can be easily done via the free services of the "The Internet Archive" http://web.archive.org/, a remarkable brainchild of Brewster Kahle, San Francisco, CA.

- with warm regards -

Editor, Dr T. Matthew Ciolek.

Canberra, 21 January 2011.

17 December 2008

National [Web] Portal of India


17 Dec 2008

National Portal Secretariat, National Informatics Centre, Government of India, New Delhi, India.

"This is the National Portal of India, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Government entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Government Ministries and Departments, at the Central/State/District level. This Portal is Mission Mode Project under the National E-Governance Plan."

SIte contents:
* Search;
* Government (Constitution of India, Who's Who, Parliament, Govt. Websites, Rules, Acts, Policies, Schemes, Publications, Employees Corner);
* Know India (Profile, National Symbols, Culture & Heritage, States/UTs, Districts of India, Photo Gallery, Kids Corner);
* Sectors (Agriculture, Rural Development, Education, Health & Family Welfare, Commerce and Industries, Finance, Science and Technology, Transport);
* Citizen (Health, Education, Employment, Taxes, Senior Citizen Corner, Agriculture, RTI Complaint & Appeal);
* Business (Starting a Business, Growing Business, Indian Economy, Managing a Business, FAQ's, Business Update);
* Overseas (Visit India, Study in India, Indian Diaspora, Passport/VISA, Embassies & Consulates, Travel Advisory);
* News Update;
* How do I? (Obtain a Birth Certificate, Obtain a Driving License, Apply for a Passport, Apply for a Ration Card);
* Press Release;
* Weather (Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi);
* Web Directories (Indian Government websites, [Indian] Telephone Directories, Government [Ministry / Department, State / UT] Contacts, STD [Subscriber Trunk Dialing Code] Codes, ISD [International Subscriber Dialing] Codes, PIN [Postal Index Number] Codes);
* Documents [Ministry / Department, State / UT];
* Forms [Ministry / Department, State / UT];
* Maps (India Map, States of India, Demographic Maps; Sectoral Maps);
* Tenders.

URL http://www.india.gov.in/

Internet Archive http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.india.gov.in/

Link reported by: T. Matthew Ciolek (tmciolek--at--coombs.anu.edu.au)
* Resource type [news - documents - study - corporate info. - online guide]:
Online Guide / Documents / News
* Publisher [academic - business - government - library/museum - NGO - other]:
* Scholarly usefulness [essential - v.useful - useful - interesting - marginal]:
* External links to the resource [over 3,000 - under 3,000 - under 1,000
- under 300 - under 100 - under 30]: over 3,000 [in fact, over 17,900]

Please note that the above details were correct on the day of their publication. To suggest an update, please email the site's editor at tmciolek@ciolek.com