National Informatics Centre (NIC) is a premiere S&T institution of the Government of India, established in 1976, for providing e-Government/e-Governance Solutions adopting best practices, integrated services and global solutions in Government Sector. Later on NIC set up was extended by establishing offices at all States/UTs Government level and all Districts Administration level throughout India.
NIC has played an important role of an active catalyst and facilitator in informatics development programme in Governments at the National, States and District levels, enabled them take policy decisions to create knowledge societies – societies that can exploit knowledge to derive competitive advantage using the opportunities provided by digital technology. NIC has been instrumental in adopting Information Technology (IT) and Communication Technology to reach out into India i.e. by implementing IT applications in Social and Public Administrations.
NIC Himachal Pradesh (NIC HP) started its working and operations in 1988 by setting up offices at State Government level and at all District Administrations level. Later on NIC HP offices were set up at HP Vidhan Sabha, HP High Court and HP Institute of Public Administration.
NIC Himachal Pradesh is providing consultancy, network support, technical support in IT related areas and designing, developing, implementing application software systems to all pillars of the State Government through national, state and district level initiatives of NIC, to support e-Governance services and various initiatives of Digital India for improving delivery of e-Services.