The State Wide Area Network under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) is conceptualized to provide a state wide information highway, connecting the State Capital, District Headquarters and Sub-Divisional Headquarters. It aims to act as a backbone network for data, voice and video communications throughout the State. It is a vehicle for effective implementation of Electronic Governance (e-Governance) across the state. The State Wide Network primarily consists of the 48 (forty eight) Points of Presence covering 1(one) State Headquarter, Kohima, 10(ten) District Headquarters and 37 (thirty seven) Administrative Headquarters.

Current Status

The Nagaland State Wide Area Network is now operational and it is providing Internet connectivity (data, voice and video communications) throughout the State. SWAN Third Party Audit (TPA) (M/s Price Water House Cooper) has successfully conducted technical audit activities in various Points of Presence as per Service Level Agreement.

The Department has also initiated steps to provide Horizontal connectivity to various Government Offices at the District level so that the built up infrastructures are utilized optimally.

The status of integration between SWAN DHQ's with Taxes Offices at the District Headquarters are as follows:

Sl No District Taxes Office Name Status of Link from SWAN PoP to Taxes Office
1 Dimapur 1. Commissioner of Taxes Office Completed.
2.DCT MS Office Completed.
2 Kohima 1. DCT Office Completed.
3 Wokha 1. ST Office Completed.
4 Zunheboto 1. ST Office Completed.
5 Mon 1. ST Office Testing in progress.
6 Tuensang 1. ST Office Testing in progress.
7 Mokokchung 1. DCT Office pending
8 Phek 1. ST Office Pending.