Digital Signature

Providing Digital Signature to officers in charge of e-Payment ,  e-Procurement and GST.

Digital signature and encrypted e-mails are to be provided to ADA’s and other officers engaged in e-payment, e-procurement and other statutory functions which require use of digital signature from Agencies enlisted by Kerala State IT Mission. All ADA’s and Officers in charge of e-payment , e-procurement and other Statutory official obligations  which require Digital Signature etc can procure new  Digital  Signature  or renew existing DSC before the end of validity period using this Fund . Officers whose DSC expires during 2017-18 should renew the certificate before the end of validity period for uninterrupted use of DSC for official purposes. An amount of Rs. 1.48 Lakhs is earmarked for this component .

     Kerala State IT Mission has empanelled Sify Technologies Limited,   (n) Code Solutions and e Mudhra Consumer Services Ltd as  Agencies  for issuance of Digital Signature from 22-05-2017 to 21-11-2018 as per reference -2 ) cited above.

Details of Requirements  of Digital Signature for Assistant Directors of Agriculture/e-procurement Team Members

Class-II Digital Signature Certificate for Government Officials

 

Sl No Item Features Required for New Digital Signature
1. Certificate Class Class 2 (Gold Individual )
2. Certificate Type Digital Signature Certificate (Signing and Encryption with e-Token )
3. Certificate Validity 2 Years
4. Digital Signature Token Required
5. Price per new Digital Signature with e-token Rs 450/-

1.e-Token(hardware without signature Rs. 250/-

2.Class 2 Digital Signature(signing & encryption Rs.200/-

6. Price for renewing the Digital Signature(Class 2 DSC-Signing and Encryption) in the existing token Rs 200/-
     

 

 

Class –III Digital Signature Certificate for Government       e -Marketplace (GEM- https://gem.gov.in/ ) Users and Others performing functions where  Use of  Class III Digital Signature is Mandatory.

 

Sl No Item Features Required for Class III New Digital Signature
1. Certificate Class Class III
2. Certificate Type Digital Signature Certificate (Signing and Encryption with e-Token )
3. Certificate Validity 2 Years
4. Digital Signature Token Required
5. Price per new Digital Signature with e-token Rs 950/-

1.e-Token(hardware without signature Rs. 250/-

2.Class 2 Digital Signature(signing & encryption Rs.700/-

6. Price for renewing the Digital Signature(Class III DSC-Signing and Encryption) in the existing token Rs 700/-

 

Instructions for Taking /Renewing Digital Signature Certificate

  • Officers are directed to contact the District Level Processing Centres of IT Mission empanelled  Digital Signature Service Providers in Kerala (For List please see IT Mission proceedings which is attached)  and collect proforma  invoice for Digital Signature Certificates  required in the district as per details given in the  above table or reimburse cost based on receipt received from empanelled Agency and their branches.

Click here to view the empanellment order ,Government rates and district wise offices of agencies

 

  • Officers have to fill the application form for Digital Signature Certificate for individual users as per the instructions attached in IT Mission proceedings. Attach recent passport size photograph and sign across the photo. Submit the application to Principal Agricultural Officer/Higher Officials   along with attested copies of PAN CARD and Office ID / other valid identity documents and address proof of documents.

  • Officers have to take Demand Draft for the amount in favour of  Agency Names as specified in IT Mission Order/or make payment at branches and get receipts.

  • Digital Signature Tokens will be delivered within 3 working days by District Level Processing Centre of Empanelled Agencies .

  • AO’s in charges of ADA offices for more than 3 months have to be added to District e-procurement team and digital signature to be provided . Officers who are in charge of statutory or mandatory functions which require DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)  is to be provided with DSC or cost of DSC  to be reimbursed to them on submission of receipt for the cost of Digital Signature (Both new DSC and renewal of DSC) . The cost of DSC is to be reimbursed  to officers on production of receipt or amount can be  encashed  based on proforma invoice. For Agriculture Officers duly authorised  by Local Self Government Institutions to invite e-tender as Department User they can be added as District e-tender team member and Digital Signature Certificate can be provided.

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2 thoughts on “Digital Signature

  1. salin says:

    Please apply for digital signature from e mudhra through their office in kasargod .Please read application procedure given above .Application form is given above.
    Details of Requirements of Digital Signature for Agricultural Department
    Sl No Item Features Required
    1. Certificate Class Class 2 (Gold Individual )
    2. Certificate Type Digital Signature Certificate (Signing and Encryption with e-Token )
    3. Certificate Validity 2 Years
    4. Digital Signature Token Required
    5. Price per Digital Signature with e-token As per Kerala State IT Mission Norms

  2. C.G.Prasad says:

    Cashew Development Officer,
    Cashew Projeny Orchard,
    Kasaragod
    Kuntar P.O.,
    Kasaragod

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