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Web Hosting Services 

NIC is providing web hosting services to the various Indian Government Ministries / Departments / Organizations / Institutions as well as State Government Departments and District Administrations.

Hosted Over 3500 Websites / Portals of various Central Government Ministries, departments , State Governments, UTs as well as Government Organizations & Institutions

We offer the web/application/database hosting in following two ways -

  • Shared hosting

    If you have small application and does not requires large space on a server, then you can opt for the shared hosting facility of NIC. In this case your application/ website shall be hosted on the shared server along with other websites or applications. We can provide required shared space on servers which are hosted with us at our IDC and thereby even a shared site can benefit from our infrastructure and network. 

    A web hosting service where a server is shared by multiple web hosting customers. Shared hosting is an inexpensive solution for smaller Web sites, and Web sites that don't require complex custom applications. We provide shared hosting on following plate form:
    • Linux  and MySql
    • Liunx  and Oracle
    • Windows and Oracle
    • Windows and MS-SQL

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  • Dedicated hosting

    We also offer to provide you a dedicated server to host your own application or website. Here in this case you need not to invest on procurement of your own server but still you need not to compromise with shared server.  These servers are available in a wide range of specifications in terms of HDD/RAM/processors etc. 

    The dedicated web servers and database servers provide a cost effective high performance and managed hosting service. Our dedicated  servers are an ideal solution for the provision of demanding or mission critical web, email, e-commerce or business applications.

    We provisions the network infrastructure, redundant power systems, server hardware, software (including operating system and all applications) SAN storage space and backups required to provided a dedicated hosting solution. Each server is used by only one customer, as compared to a shared web hosting service where multiple website's operate from the same server.

    Security is provided using a combination firewall's, intrusion detection systems and physical security systems. Servers are remotely monitored 24 x 7, backed by a 99.5% uptime guarantee.

    Dedicated servers support an extensive range of applications running on the Linux and  Windows operating system.

The Dedicated hosting is provided in following two ways -

a). Managed by IDC:

  • IDC will provide all  type of servers and services  listed in  annexure-I & annexure-II respectively with following terms and conditions:

o        IDC will provide necessary S/W,  storage , networking etc.

o        IDC will administer , manage and monitor the server and services.

o        No third party S/W shall be installed.

o        Downtime will be informed to the coordinator by Telephone or E-mail.

o        IDC will have super user password, user will get limited access to the server.

o        Any OS upgrade, new patch installation will be done by IDC with prior intimation to coordinator.

o        IDC shall be responsible for Security and backup.

o        User will provide complete flow diagram of the services

o       Coordinator and users will adhere to IDC access policy.


b). Managed by Coordinator/user:


  • IDC will provide all  type of servers and services  listed in  annexure-I & annexure-II respectively with following terms and conditions:

  IDC will provide H/W,  storage , networking  and other infrastructures required.  

User will  provide a detailed diagram/layout showing where each item of equipment to be installed is located within the cabinet. The diagram should be supplemented with a detailed description of how each item is to be connected and with written instructions on how to power on the equipment.

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Database Hosting

NIC offers to host the following databases -

  • MS SQL : This is available only on Microsoft Windows platform
  • Oracle : This is available on both Windows and Linux platforms (to know more about Oracle DB hosting facilities please visit the web site http://webservices.nic.in/oracledbs/welcome.html 
  • My SQL : This is available on Linux platform only

Application hosting

Popular Applications hosted in  IDC - 

  • Over 3500 Website including Central Govt. Ministries & Departments, Districts of India, States & UTs Govt. etc.
  • 130000+ Email accounts.
  • Domain Name service
  • E-Governance Applications
  • Passport Information System
  • Land Records system
  • Speed Post and e-Post systems
  • AGMARKNET Application

National Informatics Centre
Department of Information Technology
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Contact us at :
Phone : 91-11-24364206, 24305038, 24305039 
Email : sansupport@nic.in