Government of India, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, National Informatics Centre, Kodagu,
a unit of Premier IT organisation of the country was established in the year 1988 with an aim to provide
computerisation support to the local government system.
The NIC Kodagu District Offices is set up in Deputy Commissioner's office. The initial task was to generate computer awareness among the local government officials and encourage them to use NICNET communication facility. NIC Kodagu has come a long way since its inception. The district unit is involved in various computerisation Projects catering the needs of the District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and other state/central government departments.