GUWAHATI, March 8 - The new state-of-the-art office complex of the Assam State Centre of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) was inaugurated by Chief Secretary Alok Kumar at Last Gate, Dispur today.
Speaking on the occasion, Kumar said that if any Central government organisation has come very close to the State government and worked shoulder-to-shoulder with it, it is NIC.
He said NIC with its centres in the State capital and each of the districts, has been working as one of �our own�, and that is the real reason for its success. He said NIC has been the pioneer of computerisation in the State, and has been instrumental in raising the level of work in the government, improving productivity, service delivery and interaction with the public.
Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia, Director General, North East Zone, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, who was present at the inauguration programme, lauded NIC for its support in making the office of the Director General, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in Guwahati equipped with internet and video conference facility. He informed that six states of the North East with the help of NIC, are already connected through video conferencing from Guwahati.