National Informatics Centre (NIC) was established in 1976, and has since emerged as a "prime builder" of e-Government / e-Governance applications up to the grassroots level as well as a promoter of digital opportunities for sustainable development. NIC, through its ICT Network, "NICNET", has institutional linkages with all the Ministries /Departments of the Central Government, 35 State Governments/ Union Territories, and about 625 District administrations of India. NIC has been instrumental in steering e-Government/e-Governance applications in government ministries/departments at the Centre, States, Districts and Blocks, facilitating improvement in government services, wider transparency, promoting decentralized planning and management, resulting in better efficiency and accountability to the people of India.

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The Bihar Prison Department is accountable for protecting the public by keeping prisons in safe custody whilst exercising a duty of care. In order to meet national and international norms, changes are brought at regular intervals. We are aiming to achieve this through investment in staff development and support. We aim to manage our resources effectively and efficiently, to work to clear objectives, to value diversity and to provide a healthy environment where rehabilitation takes place.

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   Prisoner Type     Count   
   CP      214  
   CT      3519  
   DT      39  
   RD      222  
   SE      1  
   UT      77454  
   Total     81449  

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Shashi Kant Sharma,
Technical Directory & HOD
Prisons Division, Room No.623
National Informatics Centre
A Block, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi, Pin: 110003

Phone No: 011-24305897
Email: support-eprisons@nic.in