Information Technology Department
The Information Technology Department is responsible for all IT related activities within the organization. It is headed by a Director and reports directly to the Managing Director. IT Department has completed a fruitful year with the introduction of new, innovative IT services, continuous ICT maintenance / support and further enhancements and expansions of its network infrastructure and server systems.
Despite many challenges, the Department has been successful in implementing E-bidding system, within a short span. NEA has ﬂoated more than 200 tenders using this service and has received a signiﬁcant number of e-submissions. With the introduction of this service, procurement process of NEA can now be considered as transparent, trustworthy and up-to-date. IT Department this year was able to establish itself as a service provider and has signed a service contract with Chillime Hydropower Ltd. for providing email, e-bidding and computer server / network based services.
The Department has also made signiﬁcant progress in the area of Intranet expansion with the laying of ﬁber optics cable to newer locations. The intranet reach is now expanded upto Hetauda Regional Office and central workshop. Within Kathmandu valley, Bagmai Grid Division, Minbhawan, Kathmandu East Distribution Center and Chahabil DCS office were added to the intranet network.
During this ﬁscal year, accounting system of NEA was also revamped; this was necessitated by the change in the organizational structure. The accounting system now is capable of consolidating its data on regional office and business unit wise. Several changes and enhancements were also made to Payroll system to accommodate the changes in the taxai on regulation. The Department has also made a contributing role towards the implementation of computerized billing systems. A team of engineers was assigned this year to take up the task of implementing the billing system at several billing locations. This has greatlyassisted the computerized billing project in its stride to computerize more and more revenue accounting units. The team of engineers and computer operators from the department has successfully completed the billing system installation at six revenue accounting units.