Informatics Centre) is an organization set
up by the Govt. of India in 1977 to promote informatics culture in the
Govt. departments and develop computer based Management Information System
(MIS) for decision support at various levels.
provide accurate, adequate, and timely information and assist the
management in monitoring and analysis of plan schemes, programmes
and related activities with relatively high efficiency and help in control
over expenditure. NIC has been playing a vital role in promoting computer
consciousness among the masses and with more than 600 computer centres throughout the country at district headquarter
level. It has virtually brought the computer to your doorsteps. It
essentially operates as an informatics service oriented organization
providing hardware, software and processing facilities to various
departments of Govt. of India, State governments and district
Since its birth in
1977 it has passed through a many barriers to fulfill its objectives and
has now become a name of National and International repute by scoring a
series of successes.
has launched its DISNIC programme to provide
timely, complete and accurate information/ data to the policy/ decision
makers for effective planning at various levels of government. It captures
data in sectors of importance in respect or infrastructural facilities and
development indicators relating to demographic, agro-economic and
socio-economic aspects at the root level and transmits the same to state
capitals. The relevant decision support information from the districts will
thus be readily available with the State Govt. and of course to Centre as
well through NICNET.
NICNET: NIC has the honour to
introduce you to the world's largest Satellite based Computer communication
network known as National Informatics Centre network, generally referred to
as NICNET. Commissioned in 1977, NICNET comprises of a satellite over the
Indian Ocean, a giant Computer and Mother Earth Station (MES) in Delhi and
some 500 Computer terminals with their own antennas in each of the District
Headquarters and State secretariats. It is an efficient and reliable means
for interchange of information between various NIC Centres.
NICMAIL: NICMAIL is a
special purpose, fully secured electronic mail system made available on
NICNET with the Super Computer System as the central node. This
configuration allows messages to be transferred between different sites via
HUB. Each NICMAIL user is assigned a password-protected mailbox with unique
mailing address. NICMAIL asks for the password for important confidential
messages and can send mail to any number of nodes simultaneously within
very short time.
GISTNIC is designed with an objective to make available general
information to public about India,
Important national and international information, infrastructural and
recreational facilities and other static and near static information
through query system. The content and scope of information provided on
GISTNIC spans a very wide range of potential user's viz. farmers, tourists,
students, researchers, Govt. Officials and foreigners.
NIC UNIT AT RAJOURI: District Rajouri has in no way
lagged behind the other Districts in making use of computer technology as a
decision support system. The NIC Computer Centre at Rajouri
was set up in 1989, to introduce and promote the informatics culture and to
create the computer awareness among the masses as a whole and government
organizations in particular. It provides the facilities of using NICNET,
electronic mail and general Information System Terminal. In close
cooperation with the district administration the unit has launched many programmes for computerization of different sectors and
is conducting short-term training courses on the computer related subjects
regularly. The centre has so far carried out the Computerization of
Planning Section, Revenue section, Election process, District Court,
Various district offices, Payroll at various offices, Village Amenity
Directory, Panchayat Databases, District
Employees Database, Relief Database, District Phone Directory, Traffic
Monitoring System, Tourism Development Plans, School Up gradation Plan,
ASSEMBLY/PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION : NIC district centre is
providing all types of assistance to District Election Officer during
Assembly/Parliamentary elections. List of all polling stations, staff
working in District, Transport plan with various details have been
computerized. Duties of Presiding/Polling officers, Zonal/Sector
Magistrates to be assigned to officers/officials during election are sole
responsibility of NIC. Software with randomization technique have been
prepared and used for assigning duties.
2. IT SUPPORT TO
DISTRICT OFFICES : All kinds of Information Technology support i.e.
Consultancy, Hardware/Software problem solution, Trainings, Visits etc. is
provided to various Govt. offices of district for smooth/optimal functioning
of Computers at their end.
: Regular training programmes are being
conducted at NIC District Centre Rajouri for
Govt. staff at District. Trainings are conducted in MS-Windows, MS-Office,
Networking, Internet etc.
: Payroll package has
been implemented at 6 offices of District. More offices have been
approached for computerization of their pay accounts.
INFORMATION CENTRES : Community Information Centres are being set up at three blocks of District Rajouri under the supervision of NIC Rajouri. All efforts are made by NIC to complete the
project well with in time i.e. Site preparation,
Hardware Installation, Appointment of CIC operators, Functioning of CIC Centres etc.
6. VILLAGE AMENITY
DIRECTORY: This helps the
district administration in providing timely and accurate
information to the concerned for any decision making and planning. It
contains information regarding thirty odd parameters of all the villages of
the district. The information is of two types viz. general and facilities
available. The later information is regarding health facilities,
educational facilities, banks, the availability of other government offices
etc. of the village.
7. PLAN MONITORING
SYSTEM: NIC District Centre Rajouri helps the planning section of the district
administration in generating the quarterly and monthly reports regarding
the development schemes to depict the progress of the schemes in all the
sectors in which they are undertaking the development activities. Reports
regarding the financial details, Capital works, Achievements and physical
targets are generated as also the sector-wise and scheme-wise financial
8. ANNUAL PLAN OF
RAJOURI: It involves hundreds
and tiring working hours full of fatigue to compile the annual plan of the
district. NIC extends support to the office of Chief Planning Officer in
generating the annual plan, thus saving a lot of time and thereby
increasing the efficiency besides making the big and complex task look so
9. TRAFFIC MONITORING
SYSTEM: NIC centre has also
computerized the traffic movements of vehicles in the Rajouri
district. Data regarding the vehicle particulars is gathered from the
various traffic check posts of the district and fed into the computer. The
data is processed and weekly/monthly traffic analysis reports are
10. OFFICE AUTOMATION
JOBS: NIC Computer Centre
at District Rajouri is also engaged in various
day-to-day office automation jobs. The centre maintains a large number of
important documents and the District administration uses the computing and
printing facility to maintain a large no. of documents. Many records are
periodically generated as and when required. Word processing facility of
the computer is also extended to the District administration in cases where
aesthetics and presentation require more weightage.
The installation of high speed FTDMA system has provided
Internet access and email.
Some of the projects
in the pipeline include the computerization of DRDA, Industries, Treasury
and the all-important Revenue sector. These will surely help in the
effective and meaningful planning at the district level as also at the
state level for district Rajouri.
NIC Staff Members
Sanjay Kumar Puri,
District Informatics Officer.
Muzafar Iqbal Mir,
District Informatics Associate.
NIC Computer Centre,
D C Office Complex,
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