Starting as a small programme under an external stimulus by UNDP project in early 70's, NIC started functioning in 1977. Since then it has grown incrementally and later exponentially as one of India's major S&T organisations, promoting informatics led development. In 1984-85, Government of India decided to extend the NIC services to State Governments, Union Territory Administrations and District administrations in the country. NIC has setup a nation-wide network NICNET over which state-of-the- art services are being provided.

NIC district centres (District Informatics Centres or DICs) provide ICT support to local administration and government / semi government agencies at district level. All DICs are connected to NICNET via VSATs and 2 Mbps leased line.

NIC Katni was established with the aforesaid objectives for providing its services to the State and Central Government Offices at district level. Since its inception NIC District Center Katni has been engaged in giving services to the District Administration and various other Govt./Semi Govt. offices as per their needs.

NIC Katni Provides a whole range of ICT Services to the users, these includes

  • Consultancy
  • Software Design & Development
  • System Integration & Networking
  • Web Site Design & Development
  • E-mail and Internet Services through NIC-NET
  • Video Conferencing
  • Training

NIC-Katni is connected to NIC-Bhopal through high speed Lease Line. NIC-Katni has provided the NICNET connectivity through LAN to District Administration and other government departments like Diamond & Mining, District Court, SDM Katni, Mahila Bal Vikas, Land Records, Food, Tribal, DUDA, General Election  etc. providing 24  hours  Internet and  Email  connectivity by 2 MBPS Lease Line. These departments are using this NICNET connectivity for online data entry in departmental websites, sending-receiving emails etc. The VC services is also provided through the same lease line connectivity.