Content Archival Policy

As per the Content Archival Policy adopted by this department, contents will be deleted from the site after its expiry date. Therefore, the content contributors should revalidate/modify the content periodically to ensure that expired matter is not presented/flashed in the site. Wherever contents are no longer needed to be displayed, suitable advice may be sent to the Web Information Manager for their archival/deletion. Entry/Exit Policy and Archival Policy for the content elements on the DoF website will be as per the following table:

 

Content

 Element

Entry into archives

Exit (removal)from

archives

About Ministry/

Department.

Whenever Ministries/

Departments are realigned/

created/change in work distribution

To be kept for

5 years in

the archives

Wings/ Divisions

Not to be archived but

modified from time to time.

Not applicable.

Policies

Discontinuation/change of

the policy by Government.

 

To be kept forever in the archives.

Circulars/

Notifications

Overruling circulars/

Notifications issued.

To be kept forever in the archives.

Publications/

Reports

Completion of its validity period.

To be kept forever in the archives.

Directories/

Contact Us

 

Not required but to

be modified from time

to time.

Not applicable.

Latest Releases/ Tenders

As soon as it

loses relevance.

After the expiry of the

validity period.

Photo-gallery

As soon as it

loses relevance.

Five years since

date of

discontinuation.

Division-wise

Contents

As soon as it

loses relevance.

Five years since

date of

discontinuation.