NIC started its State Centre at Hyderabad in 1986. The broad range of services includes system study, design, coding, testing, training, implementation, software maintenance and hand holding support. A Data Centre has been established at NIC, Hyderabad with the objective of providing high service availability and scalability. The Data Centre is operated by offering continuous maintainability, system redundancies, multiple active power & cooling delivery pathways, fault tolerance, and enhanced physical security. The Data Centre is powered with state of the art physical and ICT infrastructure, offering services with heterogeneous support at state level / national level including Disaster Recovery Services. Support is also extended to the Andhra Pradesh State Data Centre, through a composite team. The networking facilities include 34 Mbps circuits connecting 21 NIC District centers and 2 Mbps circuits connecting Hyderabad and RR District NIC Centres to NIC State Centre, Multi-Site IP based Video Conferencing studios at State and Districts, Hi-bandwidth redundant Internet Gateway. More than 200 websites have been hosted. E-mail services are provided on Centralised Server at Delhi with DR services from Hyderabad. Around 6000 e-mail accounts are provided. All the 23 Districts of AP are on the Video Conferencing Network.