Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC) was a Society registered on 21-03-1985 under Society Registration Act 1860. OCAC has been designated to function as the Technical Directorate under the Department of E&IT Department. OCAC, the Designated Technical Directorate of Electronics & Information Technology Department, Government of Odisha, has evolved through years as a Center of excellence in e-Governance implementation, IT solutions and Training & Capacity Building. It has also contributed significantly to the steady growth of IT in the state.
The functions of OCAC have undergone major changes over the period of last 3 decades. In the early days OCAC was functioning mainly to promote education in computer, training and assisting to the government departments for computer usage and organize seminars and workshops in computer. OCAC has been working as the Nodal Agency for implementing various e-Governance Projects. There are many projects under the National e-Governance Plan like Odisha State Wide Area Network (OSWAN), Odisha State Data Centre (OSDC), State Service Delivery Gateway (SSDG), CSC, e-District, e-Municipality, UIDAI, Capacity Building etc are being implemented by OCAC. Various State flagship projects like Odisha Secretariat Workflow Automation System (OSWAS), eDespatch, Student Academic Management System (SAMS), Secretariat Pass, OPSC Online, State Portal, Secretariat IT Infrastructure Management, Sanjog Helpline etc of significant importance are also being handled by OCAC. OCAC has been doing the procurement of Hardware and Software for the government departments, directorates, PSUs and District Offices.
Several training programme are regularly conducted by OCAC at various levels including “O”, “A” level programmes and CCNA Certification for both government officials and students. OCAC also provides various foreign language trainings like French and German etc. OCAC provides consultation service to various government departments, directorates, district level offices for implementing IT projects or procurements. It provides either complete consultation service by charging the consultation fees or by assigning technical officials to the requesting department for giving technical inputs.
OCAC undertakes various activities for Industry Facilitation & IT Promotion. It works for formulation of policies like ICT Policy, ESDM Roadmap, IT Industry facilitation. OCAC is functioning as a Special Single Window Clearance Authority (SSWCA) for evaluation and approval for investments upto Rs. 50 Crore only on IT, ITES & ESDM Sector as per ICT policy 2014. It is also providing an IT Infrastructure building services. Also as per the Odisha ICT Policy 2014, OCAC is the Nodal Agency for implementation of the ICT Policy.
In order to bring more transparency & accountability in the organisation and as part of preventive measure to combat corruption, all concerned Vendors, Suppliers and General Public are requested that in case any employee/officer of OCAC is asking for bribe or harassing for tender, payment or any other related work they can immediately contact Shri Aditya Mohapatra, Chief Vigilance Officer, Odisha Computer Application Centre, Bhubaneswar Tel : 0674-2567838/2567064/2567295 Or in e-Mail ID : firstname.lastname@example.org .