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Introduction

In order to advance and promote the government of Nepal's information technology industry, National Information Technology was founded in 2001 AD. The government of Nepal developed the Government Integrated Data Center as a central data center to offer a secure and dependable platform for hosting and administering government data and applications. It is a crucial part of the government's initiatives to update its IT infrastructure, encourage cloud computing, and enhance the provision of public services online.

Hence, on Baisakha 31, 2079 (14 May 2019), the Government of Nepal established the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). A disaster recovery center is a crucial part of an organization's overall business continuity and preparedness plan. In order to ensure that an organization can recover swiftly in the case of a disaster or disruption, it offers a secure and dependable area to store and manage backup data and applications.

Objective

  • Make information technology accessible to the general public and increase.
  • Employment through this means.
  • Build a knowledge-based society.
  • Establish knowledge-based industries.
  • Implementation of E-governance in Nepal.
  • Minimize the economic impact of the interruption.
  • To establish alternative means of operation in advance.
  • Provide for smooth and rapid restoration of service.

Mission

  • Common Infrastructure for Seamless Network Backbone up to village level.
  • Providing seems less ICT consultation service.
  • Ensure the smooth integration of new technologies.
  • Improve information knowledge capacity.
  • Determine the likely impact of ICT on the economy & society through payment gateway, and e- licensing.

Strategy

The information technology strategies adopted to accomplish the above-mentioned objectives of rapid development and expansion of information technology in a fair and competitive environment shall be the following:

  • ICT Infrastructure creation for e-Governance like
    • Government Integrated secured network
    • GIDC with DRC and multiple load balancers
    • Government integrated mail, CMS & payment gateway system
  • Implementation of e-Governance Applications
  • Technology Exploration and Deployment
  • Technology assessment & forecasting(providing environment for responsive information system)
  • Capability Building for faster, cost-effective, quality delivery of e-Governance services
  • Carry on research, develop and expand information technology with a high priority to participation of the private sector.
  • Prepare capable manpower with the involvement of both public and private sectors for sustainable development and expansion of information technology.
  • Encourage native and foreign investment for the development of information technology and infrastructure pertaining to information technology. Legalize and promote e-commerce.
  • Assist in e-governance by using information technology. Utilize information technology in the development of rural areas. Promote information technology industries.
  • Enhance professional efficiency through the use of information technology.
  • Enhance professional efficiency through the use of information technology.
  • Expand the information technology network to the rural areas.
  • Establish Nepal in the international market in information technology.