Informatics Centre, Ministry of IT & Communications, New Delhi
NIC is a premier S&T organization in the field of Information Technology under Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. It provides Informatics Services to Government departments at Central, Sates, Districts and block Levels, ranging from conducting feasibility studies, designing and implementing Information Systems, and decision support systems. It is playing a major role in transformation of Government process to e-Governance.
NIC’s nationwide ICT Network – NICNET with about 2000 satellite based nodes, provides access to internet, besides networking government offices at different levels with each other.
NIC’s other major services include India Image portal, which hosts 3000 web sites, a Data Centre having Storage Area Network (SAN) with 25 Terra Bytes on-line storage, integrated Network Operation Centre (iNOC), Video Conferencing at 300 locations, Digital Signature Certification Authority , GIS , Utility Mapping, CAD, e-Commerce, IT Training etc.