Biju Patnaik Computer Centre

Biju Patnaik Computer Centre (Estd. - 1986)

Biju Patnaik Computer Centre (BPCC) plays a pivotal role in the University so far as all ICT related activities are concerned. It was established in 1986 as the hub to provide Internet connectivity to different buildings in the campus through a Campus-wide LAN. The Internet service has been made possible through the NME-ICT National Knowledge Network project of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Centre also extends necessary technical support during procurement, repair and maintenance of computers, peripherals, network equipment, etc. All data processing activities relating to examinations i.e., starting from printing of admit cards, result processing, online publication of results of different Post Graduate as well as undergraduate courses are carried out in the administrative unit of the BPCC. Besides employee payroll, pension calculation, IT calculation, preparation of Form-16, and many other finance related data processing are also done regularly. This has helped in streamlining many of the data intensive, and time consuming activities of the University.

Aims and Objectives

  • Facilitate Internet connectivity through Campus-Wide LAN.
  • Maintain of computers, peripherals, and other electronic equipment.
  • Result Processing of around 150 different types of examinations conducted by the University.
  • Printing of Student Registration Slips, Admit Cards, Tabulation Registers, Degree Certificates and Mark Sheets.
  • On-line Publication of results.
  • Automate different financial data processing activities such as employee payroll, preparation of deduction schedules, calculation of arrears, GPF/CPF/NPS deductions and interest calculations, Online upload of NPS/EPF etc.
  • Extend technical support to users with respect to use of computers and different software.
  • Act as an advisory unit to the University on matters relating to procurement, usage, and maintenance of computing and network equipment.

Thrust Areas of the Centre

  • Facilitate internet access for teachers, researchers, students, and employees of the University.
  • Automate different data processing works of the University.
  • Extend technical support to the University as far as possible.
  • Grants Received during (2010-15) with the Name of the Funding Agency A sum of Rs.15 Lac was received under the XI Plan equipment grant. The amount has been utilised and report sent on 25.02.2012.

Grants Received during (2010-15) with the Name of the Funding Agency

A sum of Rs.15 Lac was received under the XI Plan equipment grant. The amount has been utilised and report sent on 25.02.2012.

Staff of the Computer Centre:

Name and Designation

Mob. No./ Email

Dr. Sidharth Sankar Panda

Director

Phone: 9437046336

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Srikrishna Chandra Panda

System Engineer

Phone:

Email:

Mr. Ashok Kumar Khanda

Programmer

Phone: 9439521004

Email: [email protected]

Mr Santosh Kumar Padhy

Programmer

Phone: 9861535535

Email: [email protected]

Dr. V. Mohan Patro

Programmer

Phone: 8327780639

Email: [email protected]

Dr. Ramakanta Padhy

Maintenance Engineer(Junior)

Phone: 9437216562

Email:[email protected]

Mr. T. Badrinarayana Subudhi

Computer Operator

Phone: 9338679777

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Pradip Kumar Nayak

Key Punch Operator

Phone: 9861039932

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Srikant Dash

Key Punch Operator

Phone: 9861036314

Email:[email protected]

Mr. R. Santosh Reddy

Jr. Typist

Phone: 7008391716

Email:[email protected]

Mr. Braja Kishor†Sahoo

Jr. Assistant

Phone: 7008412699

Email: [email protected]

Future Plans

  • Set-up an e-Studio for conducting e-classes under the NME-ICT project
  • Establish a Central Computing Facility Centre for the students.
  • Imparting training programme for teaching/non-teaching staffs.

The Computer Centre has been providing all technical support relating to use of ICT in the campus. There are many computers and network equipment that are being used for the purpose. In this respect, recently 50 computers have already been installed.