eGovernance Application Development

One of the major strengths of NIC lies in the area of producing quality software at low cost . Since NIC is working at the grass root levels of the development administration, its expertise is not limited only to software engineering but also lies in the area of implementing it in various sectors of the economy. Thus it possesses Domain expertise as much as expertise in the field of software development, a fact that provides NIC with a solid foundation in the Software Development Process. The various Departments as well as State Centres of NIC are constantly in the pursuit of developing state-of-the-art application software which is customized to the users needs. These Application software packages are completely indigenous and user friendly and are intended to bring the benefits of the latest advancements in IT to the Government’s doorsteps.

    Shri. Bhat P V , SIO & DDG Email : sio-kar[at]nic[dot]in Phone: 080-22863790

Data Center

Salient Features of NIC Data Centre, Karnataka.

  • 24x7 monitoring of data center and customer servers/services
  • State of art internet security and physical security
  • Internet bandwidth of 10 GBPS through multiple service providers
  • UPS Power with redundancy and Backup Diesel Generator
  • Busbar trunking system for power distribution to Server racks
  • Precision Air Conditioning System
  • Underfloor air distribution for Cooling
  • Overhead cable trays for cabling
  • End of Row design for providing network connectivity to the servers
  • Secure firewall and Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Number of Rack mount and Blade Servers
  • Server Virtualization
  • SAN storage with 63TB raw capacity
  • ATL (Automated Tape Library) for Backup
  • LAN Switches and Fiber Switches
  • Application Load Balancer


Network Services

NIC Karntaka is providing Network backbone for the State Govenrment and Central Government Offices, Districts and other Government bodies. NICNET helps to cater the ICT services for Nationwide communication Network for decentralized planning, improvement in Government Services and wider transparency of national and local Governments.

  • Leased Line
  • LAN
  • VPN
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet Access
  • Anti Virus
  • OS Patch Management

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Webdesign & Hosting

WWW is the e-Face of an organization. NIC designs, develops, hosts and maintains web applications using state-of-the-art technology and gives a highly aesthetic web presence. NIC acts as a catalyst for the Organisations to maintain up-to-date content on their websites by providing necessary support for easy updation mechanism.The design lab at NIC is well equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure including workstations powered with latest tools and technologies useful for designing, developing and deploying multimedia and web applications. This Lab is a perfect blend of finest professional talent in the fields of content development, Graphics/ navigation design, Multimedia/ web authoring and programming. The professionals have been well trained on the latest tools and technologies in their respective areas of work

NIC, Bengaluru has so far hosted are more than 300 web sites. For further details of the sites hosted by NIC, please visit Projects

Contact Details Phone:080 22863218 / 22863819 Email:webmanager[dot]kar[at]nic[dot]in

E-Mail Service

Mails are accepted and sent in NICNET from a single entry point i.e. via the SMTP gateways. Over 8 lakh mails are transacted in a day. Once a mail is accepted in the network, based on its address, it is routed to the recipient server. Messaging services constitute one of the primary applications deployed across the network. Each network connected to the Internet has a Domain Name associated with it, to ensure email and other traffic getting directed to the right recipient. In the case of NICNET, this domain is called "". All email to the home user is directed to "home.user[at]nic[dot]in" which will result in the mail being stored on the NIC mail server, ready to be collected by the home user email client. “” domain accounts are also maintained by NIC for use by Government departments.

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Video Conferencing Services

NIC is providing Video Conferencing services since 1995. Presently services are available from 640 existing studios over NICNET spread across the country including State capitals, Districts & Union Territories. High Definition Video Conferencing facilities with state of art technology are provided in all NIC locations.

Videoconferencing services are being used for monitoring of various Government Projects, Schemes, Public Grievances, Monitoring of Law and Order, Hearings of RTI cases, Distance Education, Tele-Medicine, monitoring of Election processes, Launching of new schemes and so on. NIC's VC services are regularly being used by Hon'ble President of India, Hon'ble Prime Minister, Chief Ministers of various states, Cabinet Secretary and Chief Secretaries, Chief Information commissioner, Central and State Government Ministers and department Officials across country at all levels. An average of 5000 multisite conferences with more than 1,50,000 site hours of Video Conferencing sessions are being used.

National Knowledge Network

The NKN is a state-of-the-art multi-gigabit pan-India network for providing a unified high speed network backbone for all knowledge related institutions in the country. The purpose of such a knowledge network goes to the very core of the country's quest for building quality institutions with requisite research facilities and creating a pool of highly trained professionals.

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Hardware & Software Supply

National Informatics Centre Services Inc. (NICSI) was established in 1995 as a section-25 company under National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Communications &Information Technology, Government of India for providing and procuring IT solutions for multiple e-governance projects undertaken by NIC, DeitY, Governments and Government Organizations (like Public Sector Undertakings).

With a turnover of more than Rs. 389 crore, NICSI is a leading IT company with a government facing focus and more than 17 years of experience in assisting government organizations by providing state of art and cost effective solutions for all their growing ICT needs. These solutions are delivered through purchase of products and services from high quality vendors, empanelled with NICSI. NICSI’s procurement processes are fully compliant with GFR rules of Government of India. For more details go to NICSI

Contact Details

    Shri Karthikeyan S

    Senior Manager


    ph: 22032986



NIC is providing network backbone and e-Governance support to Central Government, State Governments, UT Administrations, Districts and other Government bodies. It offers a wide range of ICT services including Nationwide Communication Network for decentralized planning, improvement in Government services and wider transparency of national and local Governments.