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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| Prisoner Type || Count |
| CP || 223 |
| CT || 3159 |
| DT || 36 |
| RD || 211 |
| SE || 1 |
| UT || 68518 |
| Total || 72148 |
More about current Prisons population.