NIC recruitment 2018 for computer engineers: National Informatics Centre to recruit 800 professionals; check
NIC recruitment 2018: National Informatics Centre to hire 800 computer engineer professionals in the next one year. According to a top NIC official, the posts include 355 cyber-security experts, as increased cyber risks globally bring data protection and cyber safety to centre stage.
NIC recruitment 2018: National Informatics Centre to hire 800 computer engineer professionals in the next one year. According to a top NIC official, the posts include 355 cyber-security experts, as increased cyber risks globally bring data protection and cyber safety to centre stage. The NIC currently has 4,500 people across India in its various operations. NIC which hosts nearly 10,000 websites of the government, provides technology support to all governance services. The hiring will be both at entry level and lateral, that is, from the industry.
The NIC's new cloud-enabled National Data Centre was inaugurated by IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Bhubaneswar today. “This data centre in Bhubaneswar is of global standards,” Prasad said unveiling the data centre that will host new as well as existing applications of central and state governments and has ability to support 35,000 virtual servers, reports PTI.
In the inauguration ceremony, Prasad further emphasised on the significance of the new national data centre and also added that in the IT ecosystem, data centre adds to the digital clout of a state or location and raises its global profile. “Data centre is important because data sanctity is important," he added.
After Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune, this is the fourth unit of NIC in Bhubaneswar which aims to offer round-the-clock operations with secure hosting for e-governance applications of ministries and departments.
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“With a slew of government apps including mygov, eWay bill, public finance management system, e-Hospials all being hosted by NIC, the demand for computing and storage has increased many folds,” Neeta Verma, director General of NIC, told reporters at the conference. She also added that over next one year, NIC will hire 800 people all over India and 355 of these will be cyber-security professionals, to tackle “rising risks of cyber-security”.
According to the report, the cloud services will provide benefits like on-demand access to ICT (Information and Communication Technology) infrastructure for easy availability and quick deployment of applications and standardised platforms of deployment, it added. The cloud service offerings of NIC would allow departments to provision infrastructure and add to the computing capacity “on demand”.
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