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Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
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Welcome to ERNET

Welcome to ERNET


An autonomous Scientific Society under

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India


ERNET India, an autonomous scientific society under the administrative control of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology is functioning under the overall control and guidance of its Governing Council. The Hon’ble Minister for Electronics & Information Technology is the Chairperson of the Council and the members have been chosen from premier academic & research institutions, government organizations and professional bodies. ERNET India is serving academic and research institutions in the country by innovatively connecting them on Intranet and Internet using appropriate state-of-the-art technologies. Institutions anywhere in the country can now be connected to ERNET network.


ERNET India provides services through its following 03 Points of Presence (PoPs) located across the country, which help in rapidly responding to the needs of the institutions in the country:

• ERNET India HQs, New Delhi

• VSAT Hub located at Software Technology Parks Of India (STPI), Bengaluru

• Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

These PoPs provide technical support and hand-holding to user sites. The PoP at STPI Bengaluru provides Intranet and Internet access through Satellite. In addition to 03 PoPs, ERNET India has setup regional centers at following 2 locations:-

• Bengaluru

• Chennai