Network Operation Centre at NIC Maharashtra State Centre, Mumbai As part of National E-governance program and with a view to meet the increasing requirements of National Level and State level Citizen oriented Computerised services, NIC Maharashtra Centre has set up a Storage Area Network & Secured Computer Communication Network. This Centre provides computer and communication services to the departments of State Government and Central Government on 24x7 basis. This network is connected to 35 NIC District Centres in Maharashtra. NIC District Centres are providing computer and communication services to the District Administration Offices.
NKN Point of presence is also setup at NIC Belapur Centre at Navi Mumbai to provide institutional level network connectivity.
NIC Maharashtra State Centre provides web services such as Domain Name Registration and Web Hosting. Some of the department websites are developed by NIC and some are developed by third party, which is arranged for hosting on NIC Staging Server. After content uploading, the sites are submitted to Security Audit. On clearance from Security division, the site is made online. The total coordination between Security Audit Division and the user department is done by Web Services division of Maharashtra State Centre till the site is made online. VPN Services over NICNET are also provided to users for securely updating web sites hosted in National data centre.
VC services are provided at Chief Minister Residence Office and Chief Secretary Office at Mantralaya. Video Conferencing facility is also available at all District Informatics Centre
Web based e-mail (NIC E-mail) is provided to Ministers, Secretaries and Government Departments.
Digital Signature Certificate (DSC): Coordination for Key pair generation and downloading DSC for Maharashtra State Officials and NIC Officials is done at NIC State Centre Mumbai. (http://nicca.nic.in).