National Informatics Centre
In 1975, the Government of India has setup National Informatics Centre with a vision to weave the entire country into one single communication entity. It was entrusted with the responsibility of bringing about revolution in work ethos through propagation of Information Technology.
NIC`s Satellite base computer-communication network, NICNET went into operation in 1988. National Informatics Centre is a premier organisation in the field of Information Technology (IT) in India. It provides state-of-art-solutions to information management and decision support requirements of the Government and the Corporate sectors at various levels. The IT services provides by NIC range from conducting feasibility studies for computerisation, designing, developing and implementing computer-based information systems; to undertaking large turnkey projects. The services provided by NIC include development of application software, systems software, database systems, distributed databases, Networking, Electronic mail, EDI, Access to International Databases, CAD, GIS, Modeling, Expert Systems, Telematics , Office Automation Text base Management System , Multi-Media system, Web site development and hosting, Vedio conferencing and training.
NIC District Unit, Kargil
NIC District Informatics Centre, Kargil was established in 1988-89 under National Informatics Centre, Govt. of India. The Centre is presently situated in the premises of Deputy Commissioner’s Office Complex, Kargil.
At the initial stage, the centre was equipped with 386 based computer, few terminals and C-200 VSAT. Now, at present, the centre is well equipped with the latest state-of-the-art satellite based communication systems and computer hardware and software.