Tulika Pandey

Tulika Pandey

Director & Head, Cyber Security & Digital Village Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India


Director & Head, Cyber Security & Digital Village

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India


  1. B. Tech. Electronics & Communication  Engineering (BIT Sindri, Jharkhand)
  2. Course in Digital Structures (Lund University, Sweden)
  3. Course on Governance & Informatization, KADO, South Korea
  4. Diploma in Internet Governance (Diplo Foundation, Department of International Relations at the University of Malta)
  5. Internet Resource Management Essentials, Training Course, APNIC, Australia
  6. Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (Indian Law Institute, New Delhi)

Current Position – Scientist ‘F’ & Director, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India.

Work Experience – 26 years stint with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India, since 1992.

Areas of Work – Microelectronics & Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems(MEMs); Digitization & Digitalization, E-Learning, E-Readiness Assessment Methodologies; Technology Development for Indian Languages; Domain Names; E-Infrastructure; IPv6; Internet Governance; Convergence, Communications & Broadband Technologies; 5G; Convergence of Cognitive Radio Frequency with Internet; Alternate Technologies for Connectivity in Rural India; Smart Cities; Digital Payments, Security especially in Digital Payments,   Emerging Technologies – IoT, Data Analytics, Blockchain Technology & Artificial Intelligence; Transforming Villages to Smart Villages is a new assignment.

Technical Reports – Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMs); E-Learning Models for Secondary Education; E-Readiness Assessment of India; Internet Governance Position Paper of India; Secondary Usage of TV White Space in UHF Band to provide Broadband connectivity; Smart City – IoT Framework; Security – Digital Payments, IoT, 5G; Women Empowerment through ICT, Standards – Smart Grid, IoT, Digital Payments.

Research Papers – Digitization & digitalization; Network Engineering; Cyber Trailing, Wireless Sensor Networks; Pervasive Computing; Security in IoT/CPS; Blockchain Technology.

Policy and Country Position Papers – Internationalization of Internet – ICANN & IGF Functions and Representation of India; Domain Names and Internationalized Domain Names; Internet Proliferation and its last mile outreach using Alternate Technologies; Internet Governance; Women in STEM; Digital Payments Promotion in India;

Member Engineering, Research, Standards, Technical Committees

  • IEEE Women in Engineering Society
  • Standards for Telecom Equipments of the Telecom Engineering Centre (TEC, Dept. of Telecommunications, Govt. of India
  • International Advisory Board of the International Conference on “COMmunication System & NETworkS (COMSNETS)”.
  • United Nation’s ‘Internet Governance Forum’ and was instrumental in establishing the Indian Chapter of Internet Governance Forum (IIGF)
  • Governmental Advisory Committee of ‘Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’.