NeGD is an Independent Business Division (IBD) established by MeitY within DIC to undertake Programme Management of National eGovernance Plan (NeGP), having the following features:
This Division enjoys complete financial and HR autonomy from the rest of DIC.
- Government personnel in NeGD are taken on deputation to DIC.
- NeGD has its own head as President and CEO.
- The selection process for both Government and private sector personnel is common for ensuring uniform quality and suitability of personnel.
- Government funds for managing specific e-Governance projects / programmes as identified by MeitY are transferred directly to the Division, subject to extant rules in this regard.
NeGD acts as one of the key catalysts and integrators for initiatives under Mission Mode Projects and support components under NeGP 2.0 across the country. NeGD is also expected to proactively support central ministries / departments / state governments in propagation of their e-Governance initiatives.