National Informatics Centre (NIC)provides nationwide ICT infrastructure to support e-Governance services and various initiatives of Digital India. In order to design, development and implementation of various eGovernance initiatives and Digital India programme, NIC State Centre in 36 States/ UTs along with 737 District Centers are continually engaged to automate and accelerate eGovernance processes in close interaction with users of the departments.
ICT infrastructure of NIC viz. NICNET, NKN, LAN, Mini Data Centre, Videoconference studios, messaging service, Webcast facilities are the key constituents of NIC services.
In way of theses ICT infrastructure, NIC District Centres are playing diverse role right from executing various projects under e-Governance and Digital India initiatives to day-to-day ICT-driven technical support to consultancy to various departments in the district.
New ICT initiatives at the behest of District Magistrates are also being undertaken for design & development under their guidance and technical support of District Informatics Officer (DIO) and Addl. District Informatics Officer (ADIO).
District Administration with support from NIC is executing and implementing e-governance and Digital India initiatives to the grass root level in achieving transparent, efficient and responsive governance by providing ICT-led developments e.g. NICNET and NKN Connectivity, Video Conferencing, Projects Implementation, Capacity building, eMail and SMSs services, ICT implementation in districts including Software Development, Technical Support to VVIP Events and DeitY Programmes e.g. Digital India, CSCs, DISHA, e-Governance Society etc.