National Portal of India is the official website of the Indian government. It is devised and hosted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The website provides information, resources and online services accessible at a single platform.
On 10 November 2005, India.gov.in was launched.
It provides various services, government directories, publications and information, facilitates for searching Central Acts and Rules in India passed since 1834.
National Portal of India also provides substantial information on a very wide range of topics. It provides information on a wide range of topics related to agriculture, agricultural machinery, agricultural produce, research and extension, storage, marketing and prices, crops, dairy animal husbandry, certification and gradation, organic farming etc., communications like IT, telecom etc., travel and tourism, environment and forest, science and technology, art and culture, home affairs and enforcement, foreign affairs, infrastructure, law and justice, defence, finance and taxes, governance and administration, housing, information and broadcasting, power and energy, social development, youth and sports, commerce, food and public distribution, health and family welfare, education, rural and transport industries, labour and employment.
National Informatics Center
National Informatics Centre (NIC) is the national information centre which is a Science and Technology organization of the Indian Government. It plays on important role in application of e-governance in government departments at national, state and district levels. Entire government websites are developed and managed by National Informatics Centre. It facilitates network infrastructure and e-governance support to central and state government and also to other government bodies. Its a branch of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and parent organization to NIC is Department of Electronics and Information Technology. It is headed by the Director General of NIC.
A link to the portal and various services provided on the portal are given here.