Ever since its inception in Jalandhar in 1988, the NIC District Centre has made its presence felt by making tremendous strides towards empowering the District Administration with IT tools, training more than 1000 Govt officials and increasing their efficiency & productivity by strengthening the district administration’s own internal processes. This centre cater to the needs of the offices of Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, Deputy Commissioner, District & Session Judge, Addl. Deputy Commissioner(Development), Food Corporation of India, Passport Office and Registrar of Companies to name a few. The improvement in the citizen interface of the administration through the implementation of the programs such as PRISM and SUWIDHA –an E-Governance Project has further strengthened the role of NIC in the district. NIC started from a small room of 150 sqft in the office of Planning department and due to its hard work and desired results, district administration augmented the office space upto 1000 sqft with adjacent video conferencing room.
Apart from doing normal duties, NIC Jalandhar has conceptualized and prepared project reports for total automation of the office of Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, Director Land Records, Punjab and District Administration, which have been duly approved by the government and are being implemented.
Video Conferencing Facility at National Informatics Centre Jalandhar :
VC facility has been installed in adjacent to District Informatics Centre for District Administration Jalandhar on September 30, 2004.
Conducting DOEACC CCC-CAPS Examination : NIC Jalandhar was among selected district centres, where First All India "On Line Examination" for DOEACC's CCC (CAPES) was successfully conducted on November 20, 2004.
The official website of Jalandhar District Administration named jalandhar.nic.in was formally inaugurated by Sh. R. S. Sandhu, IAS, Commissioner, Jalandhar Division, Jalandhar on 22-11-2002. The website was developed by National Informatics Centre, Punjab State Unit Chandigarh and NIC District Centre, Jalandhar. The website gives information about historical and geographical details of the District, information on Jalandhar Division and District Administration. It has digitized maps of State, Jalandhar District and Tehsils, Blocks & Towns/Cities falling in the district.It also has scanned map of Jalandhar City showing entry and exit points, landmarks. One important feature of the website is Public Utility Numbers and downloadable Public Utility Forms such as Birth and Death Certificate, Arms License, Driving License, SC BC certificates etc. It also gives information on District Abstracts, Census figures and Last Vidhan Sabha Elections results, Prominent personalities in Sports and Music, Key Contacts, Information on Educational Institutes, Hotels, Banks, Industries, Press and Electronic Media etc. It also covers details of Government Offices - Central/State/ Autonomous Bodies etc. Contact addresses have also been provided for general public to send their suggestions, grievances and complaints. The site is immensely popular among NRI’s and till date it has received 31850 hits. The site has been well appreciated by the general public and accolade pours regularly from general public as well as NRI’s residing in far flung areas such as Pakistan, USA, UK and Canada etc.. The site can be accessed/viewed at Jalandhar.nic.in
IC Jalandhar has always tried to improve its own working and structured cabling is another unique feature , which was conceptulised and implemented way back in 1997. The network is interoperable and capable of handling Linux/Unix based servers, dumb terminals and windows machines. It has resulted in minimum downtime of the hardware.
SUWIDHA Single User-friendly WIndow Disposal and Helpline for Applicant was started initially in April 2004, with two facilities ie. Counter Signature of documents and Affidavit attestation in existing building. Now a separate building for SUWIDHA has been built. Services like Issuance of Arms Licenses, Learning licenses( through Sarathi ), issuance of Nakal have started. LAN proposal for district administration and backend services of SUWIDHA is being finalized.
Computerisation of Sub Registrar Offices in the District
NIC Punjab State Unite had developed PRISM (Property Registration Information System Module), an unique software with the objective of bringing transparency in manual Document Registration System. Computers, Cameras, Laser Printers and CD Writers were installed in all five Tehsils and Four sub tehsils of the district. Segment wise rates of different areas falling under respective tehsils were fed in master tables and officials were trained to use the software. The project was formally started in the May, 2000 simultaneously in all Tehsils. All types of documents namely Sale Dead, Mortgage, Will, Gift, Special Power of Attorney and General Power of Attorney etc. are being registered using this software.
Commissioner, Jalandhar Division –
Softwares like payroll, GPF maintainence, Causelist generation and personal information system of the naib tehsildars have been implemented. Detailed project report was submitted to govt. of Punjab and was approved. Hardware has been procured and LAN is established in the office.
Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar
Payroll Package for Staff of DC’s Office, SDM-I, SDM-II, Tehsildar-I and Tehsildar-II, Special Land Acquisition Collector, ADC(Dev.) Jalandhar, Office of the Deputy Commissioner’s Jalandhar, Office of the Director Land Records, Deputy Economic and Statistical Advisor, District Food & Supplies department, Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Daroli Kalan, Jalandhar. is in regular use. Branch wise monthly reports such as Payroll Ledger, GPF statement, GIS statement, House Rent recovery statement and Payslips of all employees are being generated.
Personal Information Management System for Patwaries (PIMS) was implemented in 1992. Personal data of all Kanungos and Patwaries of the district has been fed into computer and updated regularly by the dealing officials. This software is used to generate seniority list of Kanungoos/Patwaries, their stay in one station and annual confidential report proformas.
GPF account maintenance for Ministerial Staff, Revenue Staff and Class-IV staff of DC’s Office Data entry for Ministerial, Revenue and Class-IV employees is in progress. Individual Statement, Broad Statement, Annual Statement and Monthly Statement were generated and handed over to employees.
Monthly Revenue Statements – CRO wise monthly statements are generated for monthly revenue meetings.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Office
Integrated Rural Development Programme of DRDA. This Software is successfully running from 1993-94 and beneficiary details were entered upto 2003-2004. Ten nos. of different types of reports, are generated beside day to day requirement of user department for the purpose see the progress/public query regarding loan and subsidy granted by this department.
NIC computerized the surveys like Below Poverty Line Survey,Physically Handicapped Survey.
Data Entry of Below Poverty Line Survey for all 10 blocks ( 40000 families) was entered and reports are regularly generated by the department.
District and Sessions Courts, Jalandhar
Payroll Package is successfully running and monthly Paybill, Payslips and other schedules like GPF, GIS, House Rent Recovery, Income Tax etc. are being generated.
General Provident Fund Package has been implemented and whole data of Officers, Class III and Class IV fed into Computer to generate yearly Individual Statement of GPF.
Intensive Training was imparted to each and every official of District and Session Courts Jalandhar in 13 Batches for Text Processing and DCIS.
Pre-Primary Survey of District Education Office (Primary) and 7th All India Survey of School Education for District Education Office (Secondary)
Initial Data Entry was made by Concerned officials of DEO (Primary and Secondary) after compilation. Out put reports were generated at District level for pre-primary survey and School lists were generated for 7th All India Survey of School Education and sent it to Hqrs. for further processing at their end.
District Social Security Office
Detailed information of 70000+ pensioners is maintained by the concerned department at NIC and Monthly branchwise reports are generated regularly. New hardware has been received at the department and soon the project will start at the office of DSSO.See the pension plan status here.PENSION PLAN
Deputy Economic and Statistical Advisor, Jalandhar
illage Directory for 956 villages is maintained at NIC center and updated yearly.
District Treasury Office
One Server and 15 Clients machines were installed at District Treasury Office under Client Server Technology. The project is in full swing and data is transferred regularly to State Finance department.khazana.nic.in
Registrar of Cooperative Societies Jalandhar
Data of Cooperative Societies for two districts ie. Jalandhar and Nawanshahr is regularly maintained by the department and transmitted to Chandigarh.
Monthly Progress reports are being generated for Literacy Mission, Weekly Statements/Reports for wholesale price for Food Items of Agriculture Development Office, Market News Service, Jalandhar, District Industeries Centre The same is transmitted to their Delhi Headquarters.
Passport Office And Registrar of Companies Project: NIC district center is instrumental in establishment of NIC computer cell at Passport office, Registrar of Companies. NIC Jalandhar extends regular support to Passport office and Registrar of Companies for smmoth operations of their projects.
NICNET E-mail/Internet Connectivity
NICNET E-mail/Internet Connectivity has been provided to various Govt. Departments like Press Information Bureau, Customs and Central Excise, Jalandhar, FCI Jalandhar, FCI Hoshiarpur and FCI Kapurthala, National Sample Survey Organisation, Jalandhar, District Rural Development Agency, National Fertilizer Ltd., MILKFED, District Industries Centre, Jalandhar etc..
Skill enhancement – NIC Jalandhar believes in its own skill enhancement. Its present DIO is SUN certified System Administrator for Solaris 7 and DIA is on the verge of completing MCA from IGNOU.