National Academic Depository (NAD)

In its endeavor to bring administrative and academic reforms in the field of education through the use of information technology for delivery of efficient services to all stakeholders, the Government of India has established a digital depository of academic awards to be known as National Academic Depository (NAD) on the pattern of securities depository. This is one of the steps towards the Digital India vision of Hon'ble Prime Minister which would be incomplete without the active participation of the academic institutions.

National Academic Depository (NAD) would be an online store house of academic awards (degrees, diplomas, certificates, mark-sheets, etc.) lodged by the academic institutions/boards/eligibility assessment bodies in a digital format. It will be on 24x7 online mode for making available academic awards and shall help in validating their authenticity, their safe storage and easy retrieval. NAD shall comprise of two interoperable digital depositories namely NSDL Database Management Limited (NDML) and CDSL Ventures Limited (CVL). These digital depositories shall keep the academic awards in the digital format and ensure data integrity.

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NAD Nodal Officer

Prof. Hareesh K N

Assistant Professor, Dept of ETE SSIT Agalakote, B.H. Road, Tumkur - 572107 Karnataka

Mob : 9743958242

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