This website is designed, developed, and maintained by Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Department of Telecommunications, Government of India.

Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, users are advised to verify / check with the Department and / or other source, and to obtain appropriate professional advice.

Under no circumstances will this Department be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of India.

The information posted on this website could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by non-Government / private organisation. Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) is providing these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners / sponsors of the outside website.

Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.


This website of the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) is being maintained for management information system (MIS) purposes only.

Content Archival Policy

The Guidelines for Indian Government Websites (GIGW) stipulate that expired contents must not be presented or flashed on the website. Therefore, as per the content archival policy adopted by this department, contents will be deleted from the site after its expiry date. Important data will be shifted to the archives page. Therefore, the content contributors should revalidate/modify the content periodically to ensure that expired data is not present/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.

Each of the content components is accompanied by metadata, 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.

For few of the components like announcements, tenders, only the live content whose validity date is after the current date is shown on the Website. For other components like documents, schemes, services, forms, websites and contact directory there is a need for timely review of the same as per the Content Review Policy.