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National Informatics Center  Wardha was set up in 1988 with a long-term objective of setting up a computer-based informatics culture  for decision support to Government Ministries / Department and development, networking, databases management programs for getting the information needed. NIC's is promoting and systemizing the data collection, organization, processing and its on-line accessibility. NIC has extended its informatics support services to state and District  Administrations and signed Memorandum of understanding with all the State Government/UT’s of the Union of India.

NIC has been made the nodal Science   & Technology organization of the Government of India under the Ministry of Communication & Information technology to introduce information technology tools for executive support system (EGS) development and distributed databases (DPBS) expert system , electronic mail services and 560 Districts administration through its satellite based information communication network (NICNET).

Hierarchy of Centres

An all India organization Infrastructure with more than 5,000 personnel and a computer center in every district of the country. Headquarter  is located at New Delhi where as regional headquarter is at Pune. The Maharashtra State Centre controls the district units from Mumbai.

District Centres

Adequate computing resources to cater to the need of the Government departments at all levels of administration-central, state and district. This includes computer services to almost central Government ministries in New Delhi, State Government department –organizations.

National Informatics Center (NIC), constituted by the Government at all levels of its hierarchy such as the Central Government, State Government and District Administrations, has set up a nationwide satellite based computer communication network called “NICNET”. NICNET in its present configuration connects all Central Government Departments/State Government Secretariats, District Administration Headquarters and some public sector organizations in   a single integrated network. In parallel with setting up infrastructure, NIC has developed a large number of informatics services for almost all sectors of the Government such as economy, industry, etc. Many of this service make extensive use of NICNET resulting in timely, efficient and reliable flow of information at different levels in the Government hierarchy.

National Informatics Center (NIC) recently embarked on the ambitious project “Collectorate 2000” at State level. As a first step ,NIC,  is released the CD containing 12 applications, which will automate day to day working of collectorate.

These applications support Devanagari script under Window platform with GUI interface. User manuals are available on CD. These applications run on stand alone PC and also ensure seamless migration to LAN and web based platforms. NIC is committed to support these applications through is District Centers in every Collectorate in the state. 

The NIC, Maharashtra State Unit is directly co-coordinating,  monitoring and supporting  all activities of computerization of  State Government ,all District Collectorate and Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra   and various central government organizations (including certain public sector undertakings and autonomous institutions).


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