District NIC Umaria


National Informatics Centre

Government Of India
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
National Informatics Centre

Starting as a small programme under an external stimulus by UNDP project in early 70’s, NIC started functioning in 1977. Since then it has grown incrementally and later exponentially as one of India’s major S&T organisations, promoting informatics led development. In 1984-85, Government of India decided to extend the NIC services to State Governments, Union Territory Administrations and District administrations in the country. NIC has setup a nation-wide network NICNET over which state-of-the- art services are being provided.

NIC District Centre

Establishment Of NIC District Centre:- The NIC District Centre, Umaria was commissioned in the year 2000. It has come a long way since its inception, in providing relentless Informatics services to the District Administration and Government Departments in planning and development. Umaria being a backward and tribal District, the initial going was a bit tough in motivating various government departments and people therein to adopt the computer and communication culture. NIC-Umaria has organised several training programmes to the staff of various government departments, initially, to promote the indispensable tool for the district administration. Now all the 3 blocks of District Umaria are connected with dial-up email facility through NICNET. 49 other government departments are also connected to NICNET facility out of which some departments are connected with Local Area Network (LAN) and some are connected with dial-up through RAS Finder installed at DIC-Umaria.


NIC centre has a SkyBlaster VSAT installed and Windows 2000 server with one Client, Windows 2003 server, D-pc m/c, Lynix m/c are connected to it. The Server, the clients and the VSAT are in a LAN enabling web/internet access to the Server and the clients through the VSAT.

The centre has also been provided with a RASFinder which is also in network with the VSAT enabling web/internet/email access on dial-up. Internet Email access to various Govt. Offices is being provided by the centre using Dial-up Connectivity.
DAMA VSAT installed for Video Conferencing at DIC.


Election MIS : Election MIS implemented successfuly in major elections Loksabha, Vidhansabha & also local elections Nagar Palika, Panchayats. All the activities have done computerized; data entry/modification of government employees, formation of polling parties, randomization of polling parties, polling orders of polling team, randomization of EVM (Ballot Unit & Control Unit separately).

Expenditure Monitoring System(EMS:CNM) : EMS was designed, developed and implemented of an efficient computerised system for monitoring the monthly expenditure against the budget alloted in various Deptt.

AGMARKNET project implemented & A workshop was conducted on 23 August 2004 on Agmarknet Project at Collectorate Meeting Hall, Umaria. To awareness of Agriculture Market on Internet, Approx 100 persons have attended the workshop included formers, local leaders, citizens, agriculture businessmen, officers & staff. Given details of purpose & online demonstration of agmarknet website ( It was grand successful workshop in District about agriculture on Internet. This workshop have appreciated by the media i.e. Siticable, Newspapers & also all attended.

The other major projects implemented are 11 Point Programme for Basic Amenities of the State Government, ICDS MPR for WCD, CNAA for CMHO ,Time Limit Papers Monitoring, PRI Accounts for Blocks(Zila Panchayat), All India school education Survey, BPL survey , Minor Irrigation Census, PHEMIS for PHE deptt. etc.

A Video Conferencing Centre of NIC has been established in all about districts in MP .The VC facility is operational at all the district of Umaria.Most of the government departments are reviewing their schemes on weekly basis using VC facility .

Tenure of Officers NIC District Umaria.

Contact of District Informatics Officer
S.No. Name Designation Contact Address From To
1 Shri Shailendra Nahar DIO 07653-222886 NIC,Collector Office,Umaria. 21-02-2000 17-05-2004
2 Shri Rajendra Upadhyay DIO 07653-222886 NIC,Collector Office,Umaria. 17-05-2004 26-11-2011
3 Shri Badri Prasad Khelwal DIO 07653-222886 NIC,Collector Office,Umaria. 26-11-2011 09-11-2021
4 Shri Dhirendra Singh Rajpoot DIO 07653-222886 NIC,Collector Office,Umaria. 09-11-2021 Continue..