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 administration.
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
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
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
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
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 details.
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 generated.
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.
Addl. District Informatics Officer.
NIC Computer Centre,
D C Office Complex,
Email : rajauri(at)nic[dot]in