|The ICT Unit of the institute which was till recently known as the Computer and Data Centre is well equipped with the latest Core i3 and higher generation computers and statistical software required for data analysis. There are a total 260 desktop computers and eight servers in the Institute The Unit has one main classroom/lab room with 48 computers with three LCD projectors, another small classroom/lab with capacity of 16 computers. Computer classes for MPS, MA/MSc, M.Phil and short term courses are held in these labs. The software packages installed are IBM SPSS Version 20, STATA Version 13, GIS Version 10, ML Win, Atlas Ti, Spectrum, Mortpak, and Endnote. All the computers are configured with 1Gbps Bandwidth Capacity link for internet access and connected by Local Area Network and WiFi connectivity. We are also providing the internal email facility to faculty and staff at the institute. Wireless internet facilities have been established and made available to the students in the hostels and library. ICT unit has also provided 24*7 internet and computer facility to students and faculty on campus.
The ICT Unit has network attached storage (Nasstor) server which stores data. The data set of Census of 1991 and 2001, National Family Health Survey I, II and III, District Level Household Survey I, II and III, Demographic Health Survey (DHS) and National Sample Survey (NSS) data are available to researchers at the Institute. Data sets from GATS, Youth, LASI and SAGE projects are also provided to researchers who request these data sets. ICT unit is maintaining IIPS website. ICT unit is in the process of making website bilingual (English-Hindi). Steps have been initiated to start eGovernance in the institute to cover the functioning of the various departments of the institute including Accounts and Administration.
Prof. (Mrs.) Usha Ram
Mr. Anjani Kumar Mishra System Manager
Mr. Birendra N. Swargiary Data Processing Asst. Gr B
Data Entry Operator
Mr. Ramtilak Verma Lower Division Clerk