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Odisha Computer Application Centre (OCAC), the Designated Technical Directorate of Electronics & Information Technology Department, Government of Odisha, has evolved through years as a center of excellence in Training, IT solutions and e-Governance. It has contributed significantly to the steady growth of IT in the state.

The Odisha Computer Application Centre or OCAC is a Designated Technical Directorate of Information Technology Department Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of Government of Odisha registered under Society Registration Act, 1860 on dated 21 March 1985 redesignated as Technical Directorate of Information Technology Department, Government of Odisha.

A governing body of officials to guide professionals realize the vision and mission of the IT superpower. They also guide the team in setting goals and accomplishing them. Last but not the least, the chairman and members are instrumental in making policy decisions and setting the agenda for surging OCAC ahead. 

OCAC was registered under Society Registration Act 1860 on dated 21-03-1985. It was earlier under the administrative control of the Science & Technology Department, Govt. of Odisha and now it is under the administrative control of the IT Department (Currently Electronics & Information Technology Department) in the year 2003. OCAC has been designated to function as the Technical Directorate under the Department of Information Technology vide the resolution No. 1637/ IT/ IT (OCAC)08/2003 dated 05.08.2003.

Initially OCAC was involved in computerization in departments, provide computer educations/ training and assist government departments in procurement of hardware and software, etc. In the later period since 2000, the role of OCAC underwent a massive change due to advent in technology, growth of IT/ITES services, growth of IT industry in Odisha, software export, e-Governance programs sponsored by Government of India, citizen centric e-services, etc. The tasks of OCAC have gradually increased from training and procurement to Execution of e-Gov projects, implementation of Capacity Building programmes, Manage Special Purpose Vehicles, Industry Facilitation & IT Promotion etc. Notification of ICT policy 2014 added new dimension to the new activities as OCAC being the nodal agency entrusted with job of single window clearance for investment up to certain limit in IT/ITES/ESDM fields. 

Many programmes have been conducted from time to time across the departments aimed at Human Resource Development, Training and Awareness Building, building capacities on various guidelines, policies and technical aspects of ICT implementation and e-Governance initiatives. Leadership meet program with the political leaders, STeP, eGPM, eGLP, eGCP and various thematic Trainings for key government officials are being conducted at regular intervals. Other training programs for general capacity building through computer training are being offered across the state including employees of the Secretariat. Dedicated manpower resources for capacity building such as State e-Governance Mission Team (SeMT) have been placed and are being utilized to enhance the standard of training programme and overall capacity building.

With the support of National Institute for Smart Government (NISG), OCAC has successfully completed the Customized Training Programme on e-Governance for 125 Senior Government officials in 2018.

Besides, OCAC is conducting several training programmes in IT/ITeS viz. O and A Level programme of NIELIT, Programming in C/C++, Data Structure through C/C++, Application Development on Open Source, Software Testing, Mobile Technology, Web Application Development & Content Mgmt, Oracle, JAVA, Dot Net, Arc GIS, Computer Aided Design & Drafting using AutoCAD, STADD.Pro, CATIA, Tally etc. Foreign Language Course on French is regularly conducted by OCAC with assistance of highly qualified and experienced faculties.


Contact Details

N-1/7-D, Acharya Vihar P.O.- RRL,

Bhubaneswar Odisha 751013

Phone: 674- 2567280/ 2567064
Fax: +91-674- 2567842
Email: contact@ocac.in
Website: www.ocac.in

Course Type: Certificate
Study Mode: Full Time
Course Type: Diploma
Study Mode: Full Time
1 Year

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