Function and Role Of OCC
Role and Function of the Controller as per Electronic Transaction Act
Licensing Certifying Authorities (CAs) under the Electronic Transaction Act and exercising supervision over their activities.
Controller of Certifying Authorities as the Root Authority certifies the technologies and practices of all the Certifying Authorities licensed to issue Digital Signature Certificates
Certifying the public keys of the CAs, i.e. their Digital Signature
Certificates more commonly known as Public Key Certificates (PKCs).
Laying down the standards to be maintained by the CAs,
Addressing the issues related to the licensing process including:
Approving the Certification Practice Statement(CPS);
Auditing the physical and technical infrastructure of the applicants through a panel of auditors maintained by the CCA