The centre was established in 1988 under the NIC U.P. State Unit, Lucknow with the goal to provide Computer and NICNET (satellite based communication network of NIC) facility and to promote the computer awareness among District Administration / Government Departments. This centre is providing technical assistance to Revenue, Development, Health, Police, Judiciary, Education, ARTO and other State / Central Government offices. NICNET facility is being used for quick dissemination of information from District to Government. Internet facilities are also being provided to the government users.
NIC District centre is located at Rahat Bhawan, in Collectorate compound. Two officers are posted at the centre.
The Centre also have the video conferencing facilities on leased line network and provides network facilities to government offices through U.P. SWAN.