Introduction

The Society for Promotion of IT in Chandigarh (SPIC) has been set up under the aegis of the Department of Information Technology, Chandigarh Administration for implementing the various plans of the Administration to promote the IT industry in Chandigarh. The Chairperson of the Society is the Adviser to the Administrator.

Objectives

  • To promote application of Information Technology in the Union Territory of Chandigarh in accordance with the IT Policy of Chandigarh Administration.
  • To carry out all such activities that are commensurate with the IT vision of the Chandigarh Administration as outlined in IT Policy.
  • To promote e-Governance, Software Exports, create IT Infrastructure, generate jobs in IT as outlined in the IT Mission of the Chandigarh Administration.
  • To facilitate the establishment and functioning of data processing computer centres.
  • To provide consultancy services and impart training in various disciplines of Information Technology.
  • To facilitate the development of software packages as well as related items and undertake turn key project / assignments in India and abroad in Information Technology by public and private sector companies in the Union Territory of Chandigarh in order to promote the application of Information Technology for the benefit of citizens of Chandigarh.

Governing Body of SPIC

The names and addresses and occupations of the first members of the Governing Body of the Society (referred to in the rules and bye laws as the Governing Body to which by the rules of the society the management of affairs is entrusted as required under section 2 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 as applicable to the Union Territory of Chandigarh are as follows :-

S.No. Occupation & Address Designation
1. Adviser to the Administrator Chairman
2. Home Secretary, UT, Chandigarh Member
3. Finance Secretary, UT, Chandigarh Member
4. Secretary IT, UT, Chandigarh (if different from FS UT) Member
5. Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh Member
6. Joint Secretary Finance, UT Chandigarh Member
7. Director IT, UT, Chandigarh Chief Executive Officer
8. Additional Director IT, UT, Chandigarh Additional CEO

Executive Body of SPIC

S.No. Occupation & Address Designation
1. Finance Secretary & Secretary IT Chairperson
2. Director IT and CEO - SPIC Member
3. Addl. Director IT, Chandigarh Member
4. Addl. Director, STPI Member
5. Finance Planning Officer Member