ABOUT NIC NAGPUR
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PROFILE OF ACTIVITIES SERVICES
National Informatics Center
was set up with a long-term objective of setting up
a computer-based informatics culture for decision support to
Government/Ministries/Department and development, networking, databases
management programs for getting the information needed. NIC's is promoting and systemizing the data collection, organization,
processing and its on-line accessibility. From 1985-86 NIC has extended its
informatics support services to state and District Administrations and
signed Memorandum of understanding with all the State Government/UT’s of the
Union of India.
NIC has been made the nodal Science & Technology
organization of the Government of India under the Ministry of Communication
& Information technology to introduce information
technology tools for executive support system (EGS) development and distributed
databases (DPBS) expert system , electronic mail services and 560 Districts
administration through its satellite based information communication network (NICNET).
An all India organization Infrastructure with more than
and a computer center in every district of the country. The organizational
set-up of NIC is:
Region - New
Region - Pune
Region - Hyderabad
centers located in each state capital/Union territory
in each district of the country.
Adequate computing resources to cater to the need of the Government
departments at all levels of administration-central, state and district. This
includes computer services to almost central Government ministries in New Delhi,
State Government department –organizations.
National Informatics Center (NIC), constituted by the Government at all
levels of its hierarchy such as the Central Government, State Government and
District Administrations, has set up a nationwide satellite based computer
communication network called “NICNET”. NICNET in its present configuration
connects all Central Government Departments/State Government Secretariats,
District Administration Headquarters and some public sector organizations in
a single integrated network. In parallel with setting up infrastructure, NIC has
developed a large number of informatics services for almost all sectors of the
Government such as economy, industry, etc. Many of this service make extensive
use of NICNET resulting in timely, efficient and reliable flow of information at
different levels in the Government hierarchy.
National Informatics Center (NIC) recently embarked on the ambitious
project “Collectorate 2000” at State level. As a first step ,NIC, is
released the CD containing 12
applications, which will automate day to day working of collectorate.
These applications support Devanagari script under Window platform with GUI interface. User manuals are available on CD. These applications run on stand alone PC and also ensure seamless migration to LAN and web based platforms. NIC is committed to support these applications through is District Centers in every Collectorate in the state.
NIC, Maharashtra State Centre,Mumbai is directly co-coordinating, monitoring and supporting all activities of computerization of State Government ,all District Collectorate and Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra and various central government organizations (including certain public sector undertakings and autonomous institutions).