Content Archival Policy
Each of the content/Document or any other component is accompanied by meta data, source and validity date. For some of the components the validity date may not be known i.e., the content is stated to be perpetual. Under this scenario, the validity date should be ten years hence. Under no circumstances, any content is to be displayed on the Website after the validity date.
1. Some of the short lived content components like tenders, recruitment etc., which will not have any relevance on the website after the intended purpose.
2. For other components like documents, schemes, latest news, services, forms, websites and contact directory there is a need for timely review of the same as per the Content Review Policy.
3. List of content contributed is sent to the content contributor two weeks prior to the validity date to revalidate the content and if required modify the validity date. In case of no response, then a reminder is sent a week before the validity date and therefore the content is archived and no longer published on the Website.
4. For the retrieval of content which has expired, there is a need to archive the content. Government Websites, Forms, Services and Contact Directory which are discontinued should be expunged.
The above mentioned policy in force and will be followed while maintaining the website.