Content Archival Policy (CAP):

The content components are created with metadata, source, and validity date. The validity of some of the components may not be known at the time of creation. Such content is treated as perpetual and the validity date shall be ten years from the date of creation. The content shall not be displayed on the Website after the validity date.


Some of the short lived content components like tenders, recruitment, draft for discussion, etc. which will not have any relevance on the website after the event or intended purpose. The content components like documents, reports, what’s new are to be regularly reviewed as per the Content Review Policy.


The content is to be reviewed at least two weeks prior to the validity date and if required revalidate the content and modify the validity date. If the content is not relevant, then the content is archived and no longer published on the Website.


The expired contents components such as documents, CA related information, and Office of CCA issued procedures, etc. need to be archived. The content element on the Website has different Entry/Exit Policy and Archival Policy as enlisted below: -


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S.No Content Element Entry Policy Exit Policy
1 About CCA Whenever  IT ACT Changes / Seven (07) years since date
2 CA related Information Discontinuation of CA Seven (07) years since
3 CCA issued Guidelines Overruling Office Seven (07) years since date
4 IT  Acts/Rules/Regulation Issued through the gazette/ Perpetual (10 years) to be
5 Disclosure record/ CRL Closure of Licensed CA Seven (07) years since date
6 Notifications Overruling Office Five (05) years since date
7 Publications/Reports Completion of its validity Five (05) years since date