Website Policies



1. Content Contribution, Moderation & Approval Policy:

 The website of Thoothukudi District represents a single department where most content is contributed by a single set of sources. We hereby adopt a 2-tiered structure to implement CMAP requiring minimum 2 officials to execute the CMAP roles, viz.,


                                                        Moderator / Approver           

Home Page  District Administration  District Collector
News, Press Releases, Recruitments, Tenders etc  Public Relation Officer / Head of the Concerned Departments  District Collector
Who's Who Organization Chart, Circulars/Notifications Head of the Concerned Departments  District Collector
Acts, Documents, Forms, Reports etc Head of the Concerned Departments  District Collector


2. Content Review Policy (CRP):

    The District Administration of Thoothukudi District is the face of the Government disseminating government information and services. This content Review Policy has been formulated to keep the content on the Website current and up-to-date. Since the type of the content on the Thoothukudi District website varies, different Review timelines are defined for the diverse content elements.

This Review Policy is based on different types of content elements, their validity and relevance as well as the archival policy.

As a general rule:

·         The entire website content shall be reviewed in a phased manner over a period of 3 months to ensure the currency of the content. The exception to the above is listed below:

Content Review Timeline  :

Home Page Daily
News Page Daily
Who's Who list As and when required
Newsletter, Circulars, Notifications etc As and when required
Acts, Rules 1 year


3. Content Archival Policy:

 The Press Release  and spotlight items will be online archived automatically after entering 1 Year from the date of their publishing.

Thoothukudi District Administration maintains online archives for a period of  1 Year to allow for the retrieval of content which has expired.

 Schemes, Tenders, Forms, Recruitment Notices which have been withdrawn, or discontinued, or have exceeded 1 Year after archiving, may be expunged.

4.Copy Right Policy

      Material featured on this Website may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/ copyright holders concerned.

      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 exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

5.Hyperlinking Policy

Links to external websites/portals

      At many places in this website, you shall find links to other websites/portals. The links have been placed for your convenience. Thoothukudi District Administration       is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this website should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.   


Links to  Website / Portal by other websites

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this  website so that you can be informed of any changes or updates therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this website must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.

6.Privacy Policy

     Thoothukudi District, Government of Tamil Nadu - Website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you, (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually. If the Thoothukudi District, Government of Tamil Nadu-Website requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.

      We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on this site to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this website will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

      We gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Thank You

Web Information Manager
The Personal Assistant (General) to Collector,
First Floor, Collector Office,
Thoothukudi - 628101.
Phone : 0461-2340120(O)
E-mail: pag(dot)tntut(at)nic(dot)in