State wide Area Network
SWAN is a State-wide computer data/ voice/ video network set up upto the block level for running the e-governance applications across the state. This implementation connects the State HQ, District HQs, Sub-divisional HQs and Block HQs to bring the speed, efficiency, reliability and accountability in overall system of G2G/G2C functioning. There are 69 Points of Presence (POPs) including State HQ. IP Phones for voice communication have been installed in PoPs. Apart from many hurdles to maintain the network, average up-time for SWAN is around 95%.The Project has been implemented through NIC and BSNL is the bandwidth provider. Tripura was 6th state in the country and 1st state in the Eastern & North Eastern Region to complete SWAN.