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Data Centre & Technical Branch (DCT)
The major activities of Data Centre & Technical (DCT) Branch are listed below
Data Centre Activities
Local Area Network (LAN) has been established in the office premises of NCRB covering four levels in East Block-VII and Training Wing at East Block-IX with 200 nodes using Fiber Optic backbone between the two blocks. Each level has a separate switch installed, which in turn interacts with the central switch for the data transfer operations.
At present, NCRB website hosted at NIC server is providing following information:
An E-mail Server commissioned at communication branch, is currently
being used to provide E-Mail accounts to local users over the network.
Almost all the officials/officers and sections have been assigned a
unique e-mail address enabling them to send/receive E-Mails and
attachments as per their requirements. The address provided is in the
The machines connected to the Local Area Network (LAN) commissioned at
NCRB are being provided with facility of Internet Browsing through Proxy
Server installed at DCT branch. The authorized users can search for
requisite information from the Internet for day-to-day use. For browsing
NCRB has taken 8Mbps leased line circuit between NIC and NCRB from MTNL.
Communication is like life blood in any organization. With the
facilitation in IT the organization is able to host Home Page for both
formal & informal communication across an organization. This Home Page
acts as a platform for exchange of views and ideas and benefit from each
To secure the critical servers and database of NCRB from any kind of threat, risk and vulnerability from internal or external user, NCRB has deployed various security products like firewall, IPS, Anti virus etc. A list of e-security's Do’s and Don’ts have also been displayed in the various branches of NCRB to aware about the e-security to staff of NCRB. Policy for Internet, email, router etc has also been circulated to all internal staff to use the services judiciously.
A dedicated server has been installed with Anti-virus Software. The server automatically downloads the latest anti-virus patches and pushes them to the client machines connected on the network on regular basis. It scans all the connected machines once on daily basis for any virus/worm.
A dedicated Patch Management Server has been configured in this branch. The server automatically downloads the required patches and pushes them to the connected clients and server machines for patching them.
Telephone being the easiest mode of communication in any organisation, the job of providing in-house & external telephone connectivity to all members of NCRB has also been entrusted to this branch as late as 2007. All the officers of the Bureau are provided with the facility of making outgoing calls to external agencies through the dedicated EPABX system; in addition, a few officers as per their requirement have also been provided with direct lines for communication with outside agencies.
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