National Informatics Center Budgam
Mohammad Rouf Wani Scientist-F (Sr. Technical Director)
& Reporting officer for Baramulla, Bandipora, Budgam, Doda, Kishtwara, Kupwara, Ramban
& District Informatics Officer, National Informatics Center Budgam
Gazetted Class-I since May 1996 (Serving Information Technology sector since May 1991)
National Informatics Centre, J&K
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology Government of India
Providing Communication & Information Technology Support and know how
Analysis, Design and development of Software Systems
Research and implementation of citizen centric schemes/ projects
1. Digital India Award (Digital India Week) 2015:
Honored by Hon’ble Union Minister for E&IT, Communication, Law and Justice Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad for Best Digital Activities
2. Digital India Award (Web Ratna District) 2016:
Honored by Hon’ble Union Minister for E&IT, Communication, Law & Justice Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad for Best District Website
3. Exemplary Services (at grass root level) Award 2017:
Honored by Hon’ble Union Minister for E&IT, Communication, Law and Justice Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad for Financial Inclusion at grass root level
4. CSI Nihilent eGovernance Award 2017-18:
“The Award of Recognition” for development and implementation of “Constituency Development Fund – Management Information System”
5. Recommended for State level Award by Deputy Commissioner – 2019
Recommended for state level award by Deputy Commissioner Budgam for commendable services as Nodal officer “Computerisation, Randomisation & Manpower Management” and providing full support to all other Nodal officers during “Parliament Elections 2019” and “BDC election 2019”
6. 71st Republic day Award 2020:
Award of Appreciation for Meritorious Services
7. Semi Finalist SKOCH Order of Merit 2021:
for implementing “Transit Management Information System” at Srinagar International Airport during COVID-19 pandemic
8. 73rd Republic day Award on 26th January 2022:
“Award of Appreciation for Meritorious Services” and “Commendation Certificate” for initiatives in implementing e-Office and other e-Services in district Budgam
9. 76th Independence day Award on 15th August 2022:
“Award of Appreciation for Meritorious Services” and “Commendation Certificate” for initiatives in implementing IT initiatives and providing IT support to departments of district Budgam
B.E – 1986 to 1991
(National Institute of Technology/ Regional Engineering College Srinagar)
M.Tech – 1998 to 1999
(Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani, Rajasthan)
1983 – Indian National Merit Scholar
1988 – Industrial training at J&K State Industrial Development Corp. Ltd.
1989 – Industrial training at BHEL Bhopal
1991 – National Service Scheme Certificate
1992 – Computer Programming at Computer Dynamics
1995 – AIX/6000 Advanced Systems Administration at TISL, an IBM & TATA company
1999 – Oracle and Developer 2000
2002 – HTML
2008 – PHP and Dreamweaver
2013 – eGov Knowledge conference
2016 – Management and Strategic Control of Projects (Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow)
2017 – My SQL;
Microsoft SQL Server;
Introduction to CouchDB;
Secure Coding Practices;
Mobile Application Development;
Python, the Basics;
Web API Essentials;
REST API, Exploring the Basic Features
2018 – Automated Tools for Application Security;
Overview of IEEE;
The Main Components of Android;
e-Sign – Digital Sign Service;
Guidelines for Development of e-Governnace Applications (GuDApps)
2019 – Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning;
Information Security and Cyber Security Management (National Institute of Smart Governance)
2020 – Project Management;
Data Analysis using STATCRAFT
2021 – Leadership Foundation;
Improving Leadership Skills;
2022 – 5G Technologies
Analysis & Design of District Integrated Monitoring Portal
This portal has been developed for integrated monitoring of all the departments in the district. Through this portal, every department uploads its progress related to its development works, schemes, services, and deliverables. The progress is continuously monitored at the district level by the district administration, which also provides continuous insights and inputs to departments for improving their performance.
Analysis & Design of Medical Migration portal
Medical Migration portal has been developed to facilitate the MBBS students of medical colleges across UT of Jammu and Kashmir for availing the migration facility. The students can now apply for migration through medical migration portal. The applications are forwarded to colleges for receiving NOCs and finally forwarded to Department of ARI&Trainings for final approval of the migration. After final approval the approval letter can be downloaded by the students online through this portal
Analysis & Design of Budgam Stat portal:
This portal (https://budgam.jk.gov.in/stat/) has been developed to provide departments and citizens easy access to Statistical Handbook of the district. The District Statistical Handbook is an important and regular feature of the District containing both Census and non- Census data. The publication gives insight to the policy makers about the developmental trend over a period of time which plays a pivotal role in formulation of future strategies in overall socio economic development of the district.
The publication “District Statistical Handbook” 2020-21 is the first edition in which District Good Governance indicators have been incorporated which measures the performance of the District.
Analysis & Design of COVID-19 Ex Gratia application/ management portal:
This portal (https://budgam.jk.gov.in/covid19exg/) has been developed for the legal-heir/ next-of-kin of Covid-19 deceased to enable them to apply for Ex Gratia Assistance from their door steps. The claimant need not to come to any office but can submit their claim application through this portal and upload the specified documents (mentioned therein). The Ex Gratia Assistance claim will be verified with health department records and also through field verification. Chairman DDMA (Deputy Commissioner Budgam) will then disburse Ex Gratia to the next of kin of the deceased (covid-19) persons by DBT mode.
Digital J&K Week Budgam:
“Digital J&K Week” celebrations were observed from July 25 to July 31across district Budgam. All departments participated in these week-long celebrations where they showcased the services provided by their respective departments.
Analysis & Design of RozgarApp Budgam:
A large number of Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) , schemes of the UT are being implemented throughout the country to help citizens improve their socioeconomic status. It includes self employment schemes including schemes under Mission Youth for educated jobless youth.
The District Administration Budgam has launched RozgarApp Budgam, a mobile app/ web portal that gives awareness about schemes being implemented by various sectors/ departments.
This digital initiative has been taken to enhance the awareness about the schemes among the masses so that they are able to take maximum benefit. This application has information like the name of the scheme, scope and incentives, eligibility, whom to contact, etc. I hope it will be useful to whole population, particularly the educated youth.
This Mobile App/ Web Portal is designed and developed by National Informatics Centre Budgam and is available on URL https://budgam.jk.gov.in/rozgar/
Analysis & Design of Panchayat Registration Information System:
Pursuant to the J&K Administrative Council Decision regarding execution of public works & finance department’s orders the participation in the tendering process of works up to an amount of Rupees 3 Lacs shall be restricted to the residents of concerned panchayat, a simple system of registration has been introduced and is being implemented in district Budgam. As a digital initiative a portal (https://budgam.jk.gov.in/pris/) has been created for verification and managing the registration cards and is being widely used by departments, workers and citizens.
Analysis & Design of Meri Aawaaz, the water bodies Grievance redress portal:
Meri Aawaaz Budgam (https://budgam.jk.gov.in/meri-aawaaz/), the online water bodies Grievance redress/ developmental portal of district Budgam has been developed for protection and restoration/ rejuvenation of water bodies. This portal has been created to provide convenience to citizens by allowing them to lodge grievances/ status related to water bodies in the district through their mobile phones, computers/ laptops, public internet cafe etc.
Analysis & Design of e-Imprest portal
This web application has been developed for managing Imprest money-related activities in NIC JK. This web app will be providing features for managing Imprest money in all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir and also the UT unit. This web application has been developed in-house by NIC Budgam
Analysis & Design of COVID Care Budgam portal:
The second wave of covid-19 is more dangerous than the first one and more persons are infected. Mortality rate is also on higher side. During such times a different approach for patient care needed to be initiated. As such “COVID CARE BUDGAM” (http://covidcarebudgam.in/) a digital initiative has been taken by District Administration Budgam for treatment and management of COVID-19 patients in the district. Interestingly, may people not having their own convenience, with public transport restrictions and almost no friendly support can upload/ call up for covid-19 related help.
Analysis & Design of Online marriage permission system during covid-19:
Online Permissions Budgam (https://budgam.jk.gov.in/pms/), has been developed for convenience of public in obtaining the marriage permissions in COVID times. Through this system the general public of district Budgam can directly obtain permissions for marriage functions through online mode. For availing permission details need to be uploaded online with required documents. After proper verification and approval, the permission will be sent to applicant through email. Do’s and Donot’s during functions/ containment is also available on the website.
Analysis & Design of e-Commerce portal for Craft Tourism Village Kanihama:
This is an initiative by District Administration Budgam for promotion of Craft Tourism village Kanihama. Kanihama is famous for exquisite “Kani Shawls”. This portal has resulted in stimulation of craftsmen of Kanihama. With the help of this portal they are now able to sell their shawls throughout the country. There is both Web version as well as Android App for this initiative.
Website URL: https://ctvkanihama.com;
Analysis & Design of AurZuv Mobile App for health department:
AurZuv Budgam Mobile Application is an initiative by District Administration Budgam towards improving the health care facilities in the district. The main highlights of the AurZuv Mobile app are:
1. Geo tagging of Health Centres
2. Geo tagging of Health Services
3. Health Infrastructure development
4. Communication with health authorities
5. Medical staff and services management
6. Health care quick dials
7. Health tips to public
8. Health care web links
Analysis & Design of TMIS (Transport Management Information System):
This app has been developed to register all the passengers who are travelling to the UT of J&K through Srinagar Airport (screening of in-bound passengers). Passenger de-boarding at Srinagar International Airport are registered using a mobile app. The travel details/ documents are captured. Each passenger is allotted a unique system generated ID. After registration passengers coming from outside the UT are tested for COVID-19 and sent to quarantine till the covid-19 test result is received. It is also helpful for:
It helps to segregate the passengers based on their destination district for transportation purpose by the authorities
It helps in identifying passengers who were sitting close to the passengers who tested positive for covid-19.
It helps in tracing passengers who were sitting close to the passengers who tested positive for covid-19.
Analysis & Design of COVID 19 e-Pass:
As a proactive measure for COVID19 containment in district Budgam, certain areas have been declared as red zones and in order to allow restricted movement out of these zones particularly for attending to medical emergencies, we launched e-Pass service in the district for persons residing within these red zone areas. This service will benefit emergency movement of public of red zone areas who are otherwise not allowed to move out of containment zones as per prescribed guidelines. Now after the launch of this e-Pass facility, any person in a situation of emergency residing in the pre-defined red /containment zones can now apply online by going to the web site https://budgam.jk.gov.in/pms and clicking on the link e-Pass service. This portal also helps in giving movement passes to employees.
Analysis & Design of CDF Management Information System:
The initiative taken at district level is first and only in the state of J&K towards CDF (Constituency Development Fund) management and the related developments. The objective of the software is to cover G2G and G2C delivery initially. Subsequently G2B delivery is also planned.
The software simultaneously aims to simplify the manual process of filing and processing and thereafter tracking the records regarding Constituency Development Fund of the Hon’ble MLA’s and MLC’s and the development done out of it. It has a real time tracking of status of works & funds allotted/ utilized. Therefore, G2E delivery towards one sector of employees (Planning, Development and Monitoring Department) has taken place.
Designed, developed and update of official website of District Administration:
The official website of District Administration (https://budgam.nic.in) is the Digital Gateway to the Services and Information. Being updated regularly, it has link to all above services/ schemes/ projects. It has detailed information about the district and the departments. It also has the order copies issued by District Development Commissioner. It also displays the Tweets and Facebook updates of the district posted by information department. Helpline and Feedback is also available.
Implementation of eOffice in District Budgam
eOffice has been implemented in district Budgam is implementing the eOffice to ensure no physical movement of files are required. eOffice is a Mission Mode Project (MMP) under the National eGovernance Programme of the Government. The product is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) and aims to usher in more efficient, effective and transparent inter–government and intra–government transactions and processes. This will promote innovation by releasing staff energy and time from unproductive procedures and transform the government work culture and ethics.
Implementation of Revenue e-Services:
Developed at NIC district centre Jammu, following revenue eServices have been replicated (configured and implemented) through “Service Plus Platform” (https://serviceonline.gov.in/jammu/) in District Budgam:
* OBC/RBA/ALC Certificate by Tehsildar
* Character Certificate
* Marriage Certificate by Registrar of Marriages
* Income Certificate by Tehsildar
* Legal Heir Certificate by Tehsildar
Establishment and functioning of Video Conferencing system:
A high definition Video Conferencing System established and is regularly hosting VCs of all sectoral departments. A total of 394 dedicated VCs of 430 hours conducted in 2021. This is beyond the support on other Desktop and other link based VCs. https://bharatvc.nic.in/
Establishment and functioning of LAN for District Administration:
A high speed internet network established for District Administration. This network has about 100 nodes and all of them run on with 100 Mbps primary and 34 Mbps secondary (standby) leased line backed CAT 5/6 Ethernet connections. This NICNET support is provided to district police, treasuries and fund offices as well.
Implementation of iRAD in district Budgam
The Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) Project is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India and is funded by World Bank, with objective to improve road safety in the country. To achieve this, establishment of an accurate and uniform road accident data collection mechanism from all over India is required. For this purpose iRAD mobile & web application is developed. This is followed by training & handholding support to stakeholder departmental users through state / district Roll Out Managers & Master trainers.The iRAD App is LIVE in 34 States/UTs and Users can enter the LIVE Accident Data using iRAD Mobile/Web App, Test Users can use the Demo App with their existing credentials.
Support to District Administration on Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2022
Support provided for Coordination and smooth functioning of the facilitation center at Srinagar International Airport, Management & Establishment of 40 Bedded Facilities for facilitating the yatris of Shri Amarnath Ji Annual Yatra 2022, Installing/establishing different stalls from different departments in the facilitation center, Installation and supervising the EKYC Counters for providing yatris with RFID card
Support to district Administration on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
Provided support to District Administration on uploading of details (photographs, videos, writeups) of events organized under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on https://amritmahotsav.nic.in/
Support to Election department on Rationalisation of Polling Stations and Voters
Provide support to the Election department on rationalization of Polling stations and voters post delimitation of assembly constituencies in UT of Jammu and Kashmir
Support to District Administration on COVID19 testing at Srinagar nternational Aiport
Provided technical support 24/7 for registering incoming passengers for covid testing and formulating daily reports of samples taken, Exempted, and Positive passengers.
Software Implementation Support:
Implementation of e-Office at District Headquarters Budgam
Implementation of COVID RTPCR App, Arogya Setu, Swasthya Nidhi
Implementation of Back to Village Dashboard
Implementation of PMKISAN
Computerization of Ration Cards
Published “e-Governance @ Budgam” an online e-Governance magazine
Establishing of ICT systems at Police, Court, Treasuries & Municipalities
Establishment of Community Information Centres (CICs)
Setting up bio-metric based attendance system
Management of Bio Metric Enrollment (BME) for Aadhaar Enrollment
Communication & Information Technology support during Elections:
Managing and implementing the polling staff deployment during all Parliamentary, Assembly, District Development Council, Municipal and Panchayat Elections with the help of software (JKEDIS) developed by NIC District Rajouri. Replication of software has remained as our prime moto.
Providing software based support for poll staff, counting staff & EVM randomisation (developed by NIC district Jammu).
Implementation of other Election related software/ applications like cVIGIL, Suvidha, ERONET, PollStar, ETPBS, PWD App, NGRS, EMS, BLO Hybrid App, and EVM tracker.
Previous Experience at Digitron Computers Pvt Ltd, New Delhi: May 1991 to May 1996
Designation: Sr. Customer Support Engineer
Field of support: Communication & Information Technology
Customers: The American Embassy
The American Centre (USIS)
The Continental Taj Palace
The Continental Holiday Inn
Voice of America
Systems handled: WANG VS main frames (VS100, VS5000 & VS8000)
Novell Netware Server
Software Developed: “Employee Information System” using Oracle
“Graphics layout circuit design” using Pascal structured language
Syed Mujadid Muzamil
Scientist-B & ADIO NIC Budgam
National Informatics Centre, J&K
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
Government of India
B. Tech – 2012-2016
(National Institute of Technology Srinagar)
Development, maintenance and 24×7 support of the following applications:
COVID-19 ExGratia, RozgarApp Budgam, Panchayat Registration Information System, Meri Aawaaz-the water bodies Grievance redress portal, Online marriage permission system, AurZuv Mobile App, TMIS (Transport Management Information System), COVID 19 e-Pass, the official website of District Administration, Revenue e-Services
24X7 Technical support to District Administration and line departments on:
e-Office, Government eMarketplace, Government email, COVID RTPCR App, PMKISAN and other incidental technical support
B Tech – 2012-2016 (BGSB University)
24×7 technical support at Srinagar International Airport to District Administration in mitigation of COVID-19
B-Tech – 2017-2021 (SSM College of Engineering)
24×7 support for video conferencing to District Administration and management of network connectivity for DC office and nearby offices, maintaining around 70 systems