National Informatics Centre Services Inc.
(A Government of India Enterprise under NIC)
1800 111 555

Terms and Conditions

  • Users need to ensure that applications hosted are Cloud ready, to utilize the benefits of cloud computing.
  • Users have to follow all rules prescribed from time to time for using their Cloud Accounts.
  • Users will be responsible for the preservation of their Data. They may ensure necessary backup/remote replication of the same. NICSI will provide backup services on demand to the extent possible. NICSI is not obligated to retain any User Data after the termination/ closure of Cloud Account.
  • Users need to adhere to NICSI security policies available at and follow the instructions/guidelines as and when issued by Cyber Security Division of NICSI. Users need to take the appropriate action in case of any security threat or breach. This action also includes sharing the system/application logs/data, access to server/VM with security agencies (NICSI-CSG/ CERT-IN/ IB/ CBI etc.), blocking of any contents/services etc.
  • Users shall utilize the Cloud Services only for purposes that are legal, proper and in accordance with the Indian Cyber Laws. Authorized users shall not share their credentials or allow any other entity to use these services. Users should not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the NICSI Cloud Services or attempt to gain unauthorized access to these services or any associated systems or networks.
  • The Hosting Organization will respect and follow all such sensitive and privacy guidelines issues by GOI from time to time.
  • The Organization will be solely responsible for any violation of information leakage or violation of privacy guidelines issues by GOI from time to time e.g. Aadhaar related personal information of individual.
  • Users are responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, files, attachments, or other materials, including images of instances that is created, transmitted, stored, or displayed by, from, or within user account including content of end user.
  • Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of account username and password, and for all activities that occur under the account. Users should immediately notify the Cloud Management team of any unauthorized use of account, username or password.
  • Users will be responsible for maintaining appropriate security precautions for security and protection of all User Data.
  • NICSI reserves the right to suspend or terminate access to NICSI National Cloud Account, in case of any violation of the Indian Cyber Laws.
  • NICSI National Cloud shall be operated and managed as per security guidelines and policies issued by CERT-In ( and Cyber Security Group of NICSI. Security audit by the third party audit agency or by the NICSI Security division of sites should be completed prior to hosting of application on Cloud. A third party audit security agency should be CERT-IN empanelled agency only. However in case of exigencies, provision will be made to host sites without security audit for a limited period of time. This hosting will be at owner’s risk. NICSI will not be responsible for any issue arising as a result of hosting of an application prior to completion of audit.
  • NICSI may revise the Terms and Conditions (T&C) ( at any time and by using the Cloud Services you are expected to review these Terms and Conditions on regular basis.