National Informatics Centre (NIC), started its State Centre (NIC-APSC) at Hyderabad in 1986. It has entered into an MOU with Government of AP and is actively involved in the computerisation activities of State/Central Government Departments, Public Sector Enterprises and other Autonomous organisations. The broad range of service include system study, design, coding, testing, training, implementation, software maintenance and handholding support
Today, it has its presence at Vijayawada and also has centres at Secretariat, Velagapudi, Andhra Pradesh, Sub Collector’s Office, High Court etc.
By establishing NICNET covering majority of the Departments in Government of AP , it has enabled ‘district- state date flow’ and thus compiled database on most of the socio-economic sectors of development, delivering critical information at each of the districts and the state as a whole. It has provided state-of-the-art solutions to the information management and decision support requirements of the State and Central Government departments.
NIC has been instrumental in steering e-Government/e-Governance applications in government ministries/departments at the Centre, States, Districts and Blocks, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and Centre, States, Districts and Blocks, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and management, resulting in better efficiency and accountability to the people of India. “Informatics-led-development” programme of the government has been spearheaded by NIC to derive competitive advantage by implementing ICT applications in social & public administration.
The following major activities are being undertaken:
Setting up of ICT Infrastructure
Implementation of National and State Level e-Governance Projects/Products
Consultancy to the Government departments
Research & Development
Network Connectivity at a Glance
Connectivity and network established atDepartments and NKN Institutions by NIU & NIC AP at 90 locations of Andhra Pradesh approximately around 10500 LAN Points.
Connectivity and network established at 13 locations viz, NIC Districts Centers with speed 34Mbps/ 100Mbps /1Gbps
Connectivity and network established at 37 Departments (FCI, PAO, Courts, and Departments) 2Mbps /4Mbps /8Mbps /10Mps /34Mbps /100Mps
Connectivity and network established at NKN nodes at 40 Institutions /100Mbps/1Gbps