About NIC

Government of India, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology National Informatics Centre (NIC), Chitradurga, a unit of Premier IT organisation of the country was established in the year 1988 with an aim to provide computerisation support to the local government system. The office was set up in District Magistrate's office premises. The initial task was to generate computer awareness among the local government officials and encourage them to use NICNET communication facility. NIC Chitradurga has come a long way since its inception. The district unit is involved in various computerisation Projects catering to  the needs of the District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and other state/central government departments. The district unit is also playing  a major role towards e-governance.

Major Activities:

Bhoomi (Land Record Computerisation) :

Successfully implemented the Bhoomi project in all 6 talukas of Chitradurga District. A total of over 10 Lakh RTC's have been computerised. The software is developed by National Informatics Centre, Karnataka State Unit.

Election Support :

 NIC has always played a pivot role during Loksabha and Assembly Elections at National, State and District level. In Chitradurga District NIC was involved in computerising the Pre-Poll Statistics, Counting of Votes Statistics and Post Poll Statistics. During the last Loksabha elections the work done by NIC Chitradurga was highly appreciated by the District Administration. An application package was developed locally to computerise some of the electoral activities. The district staff worked round the clock and participated in the collection of voting statistics and timely transmission of the election data and result analysis.

Zilla Panchayat Accounting :

The District Unit of NIC is providing total support to the Zilla Panchayat Accounts Section. A package is developed by local unit for computerisation of voucher level accounting process. The package is developed on Access and VB. The package is used for entering the daily voucher details of both the Zilla Panchayat Accounts and Taluka Panchayat Accounts. The package includes modules for generating reports for the user department.

NREGA (for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj) :

NREGA is a national level project for which Chitradurga district has been selected in the first phase. It’s a scheme to guarantee an employment of a minimum of 100 days to the Rural unemployed people.This is a dream project of the Hon’ble Prime Minister. In Chitradurga District the software has been installed in all the 185 gram panchayats. Fulfledged training programme has been completed to all the gram panchayat computer operators and the data entry is in progress.

Samanya Mahiti (for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj) :

To help in micro and macro level planning, the basic amenities available in all hamlets are captured into 400 parameters that are categorized into 21 sectors. Data collected and keyed in at the District / Taluka, are transmitted electronically for consolidation at State level. Web site (http://www.kar.nic.in/rdpr) enables information to be viewed at various levels. Samanya Mahiti is implemented in Chitradurga district and is actively working towards keeping the data up-to-date.

WEBPAAS for SP Office:

The Ministry of External Affairs has now decentralized the process of acceptance of passport applications to the district SP/DC/DM offices. WEBPAAS has crossed all boundaries and allows for passport application acceptance at the districts, where they are registered and acknowledged, with on-the-spot receipt issue. Data from the Chitradurga district is uploaded daily to the central web server for consolidation and further processing. WEBPAAS is implemented in SP office, Chitradurga district.
        Other than the above mentioned major projects NIC Chitradurga is lending maximum support to all the Government departments in computerization activities of their departments.

Other Important Projects:

Apart from the above the NIC in Chitradurga has implemented many more important projects like AGMARKnet, e-vetana, VATSOFT for commercial tax department, SARATHI for RTO Office, e-yojane(draft plan) for ZP, sahakardarpana for Co-operative Department, CONFONET for Consumer Reddressal forum etc.

District NICians
H.N.Ravishankar Technical Director & District Informatics Officer
K.R.K.Sastry Senior Systems Analyst & Additional District Informatics Officer


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