NIC, under the Department of Information Technology of the Government of India, is a premier Science and Technology organization, at the forefront of the active promotion and implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions in the government. NIC has spearheaded the e-Governance drive in the country for the last three decades building a strong foundation for better and more transparent governance and assisting the government’s endeavor to reach the unreached.
NIC has leveraged ICT to provide a robust communication backbone and effective support for e-Governance to the Central Government, State Governments, UT Administrations, Districts and other Government bodies. It offers a wide range of ICT services. This includes NICNET, a Nationwide Communication Network with gateway nodes at about 53 departments of the Government of India, 35 State/UT Secretariats and 603 District collectorates to service ICT applications.
NICNET has played a pivotal role in decentralized planning, improvement in Government services, wider transparency of national and local Governments and improving their accountability to the people. NIC assists in implementing ICT projects, in close collaboration with Central and State Governments and endeavors to ensure that state-of the-art technology is available to its users in all areas of ICT.
NIC assists in providing technical support, Technical consultation to the district administration/various government departments and coordination services for implementation of Information Technology Projects, in close collaboration with Central and State Governments, in the areas of,
Centrally sponsored schemes and Central sector schemes – NeGp MMP i.e National E- governance Programe Mission Mode Projects
State sector and State sponsored projects and – State Level Projects
District Administration sponsored projects – District Level Projects
To facilitate this, NIC has established a nationwide ICT Network NICNET with gateway nodes in Central Government Departments, 35 State/UT Secretariats, and in almost all 602 District Collectorates, for IT services. The Government has designated the nation-wide Computer-Communication Network, NICNET, as the Government Network.
Technical Consultancy :
The technical support and consultancy is provided by NIC Hingoli to many State government offices to tackle their IT needs and problems. This includes giving the right configuration of different hardware, procurement of hardware , inspection and certification.
Video Conferencing Service:
A Video Conferencing Studio has been established by NIC at all the districts of Maharashtra. Departments use this facility to monitor the implementation of various projects.
Website Design & Development:
The NIC Hingoli has developed the official web site for the district administration and keeps it up to date periodically.
ICT active support in Elections:
The NIC Hingoli always involved in all the Assembly and Parliamentary election process. The work of allotment of polling staff, their randomization, forming parties, random allocation of polling booths to parties, raising the system and hardware for counting process, giving daily online information related to election and constituencies to Election Commission of India and NIC Delhi which has collaboration with Doordarshan for result telecast.
Technical coordination in implementation of the ICT projects:
NIC Hingoli has developed and implemented number of useful software packages and carried computerization projects.
Network Services (NICNET):
Providing network backbone and e-Governance support to Central Government, State Governments, and Districts level ICT projects. The network router setup through which Lease line connectivity of 34 mbps with the help of BSNL line has been configured in the collectorate.
NIC Email facility:
Email facility has been provided to all the government departments. Provided the NICNET network connectivity to Collector office.
– Web site hosting For Ex. http://www.hingoli.nic.in
VPN connectivity facility
Gov.in and nic.in domain registration and renewal facility
IT issues Consultancy Services to all Government Departments
Providing technical consultation required to the SETU and Maha E-Seva centers
Involvement in various other miscellaneous activities for technical issues of the collectorate and taluka level offices for AMC process, Tendering process, Recruitment process, verification of the hardware in schools and various offices etc..