Name of the Department

Divison of Information Technology


  • To develop, implement, and evaluate informatics algorithms and tools for advancing health sciences discoveries, improving healthcare, monitoring and preventing disease.
  • To develop database on occupational exposures and diseases, and to encourage modern biological research
  • Spread awareness about interventions and recent developments to improve workers’ health in various occupational through IEC (Information, Education, and Communications).
  • To educate the future leaders in our field for academic, industry, and government careers
  • To implement and support practical informatics tools that make a difference in health sciences research.

Functions of the Department

  1. Carried out research on health informatics
  2. To provide IT Infrastructure and facilitate IT enabled Services to the institute.
  3. Provisioning, Maintenance and Management of IT Infrastructure Consisting of:-
    1. Computer Hardware ( Servers/ Desktop/ Laptops/ Printers/ Scanner and System Software)
    2. Local Area Network (LAN) including Switches/Routers/NMS etc.
    3. Internet connectivity using Internet Gateway/National Knowledge Network link
    4. Network Servers (Domain Controller server, Domain Name Server, Firewall /Security Appliances, Antivirus servers etc.)
    5. Application Servers (Database Management servers).
    6. Audio/ Video- Conferencing Services.
  4. Development and Maintenance of the NIOH Website / portal
  5. Facilitation and support for division specific Legacy Applications functional at various divisions units
  6. Assistance and support to Scientists related IT issues.
  7. Technical Advisory /coordination to divisions on their IT related work.

Details of Scientific & Technical staff




Scientist 'C' {AT} gov {DOT} in
Mr. Nishant Solanki Technical Assistant  
Mr. K D Rana
MTS (Tech)

Laboratory Facilities & Instruments

  • Server and related infrastructure
  • Video Conferencing facility

On going Proejcts

  • Development of occupational health and safety specific Apps
  • Upgradation of institute website
  • Implementation of LAN system in the new building of the institute

Future Programmes

  • Expansion of computational facilities

Project Completed

  1. Development of Project Management System
  2. Development of Institutional Repository
  3. Community Health Indicators for Risk Assessment at Ganjam, Odhisha
  4. Eraction and Commissioning of Inhalation Exposure Chambers

Publications and Research Reports

  1. Shukla SK, Sharma LK, Kashyap SK (2017), “Artificial Neural Network Model for the Road Network Optimization”, Journal of Information Engineering and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 28-31. ISSN: 2224-5782.
  2. Tiwari AK, Ramakrishna G, Sharma LK, Kashyap SK (2017), “Big Data Management by Fuzzy, Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Inventive Engineering and Science, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 27-28. ISSN: 2319-9598.
  3. Tiwari AK, Ramakrishna G, Sharma LK, Kashyap SK (2017), “New Technique of Academic Data Analysis by Fuzzy Variance”, IIOAB Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 131-135. ISSN: 0976-3104.
  4. Gulhare KK, Shukla SP, Sharma LK (2017), “Overview on segmentation and classification for the Alzheimer’s disease detection from brain MRI”, International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 43 (2), pp. 130-132. ISSN: 2224-5782.
  5. Sharma LK and Majumder J (2016), “Pre-screening of Manual Material Handlers based on Hand Grip Strength: A Cluster Analysis Approach”, 14th International Conference on HWWE-2016, 451-452, ISBN: 978-93-83006-81-6.
  6. Majumder J and Sharma LK (2015), “Identifying Body Size Group Clusters from Anthropometric Body Composition Indicators”, Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health, Vol. 15, No. 3-4, pp. 81-88. ISSN: 0972-4397.
  7. Pavani S, Hota HS, Sharma LK (2015), “Students Performance Evaluation using MCDM Methods through Customized Software”, International Journal of Computer Applications 130 (15), pp. 11-14. ISSN: 0975-8887.
  8. Sharma LK and Majumder J (2015), “Application of Artificial Neural Network on Body Somatotype Analysis among Indian Population”, International Conference on Ergonomics (HWWE 2013), pp. 124-131, ISBN: 978-93-5174-905-9.
  9. Sharma LK and Bhatia K (2014), “Building an Institutional Repository for National Institute of Occupational Health: a Case Study”, e-Library Science Research Journal, Vol. 2 Issue 8, ISSN: 2319-8435.
  10. Majumder J and Sharma LK (2014), “Age Difference in Anthropometric Characteristics of Body Composition among Adult Rural Population of Odisha, India”, Indian Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 20, pp. 13-18, ISSN: 0972-8503.
  11. Majumder J and Sharma LK (2014), “Application of Data Mining Techniques to Audiometric Data among Professional in India”, Journal of Scientific Research and Report, Vol. 3, Issue 23, pp. 2960-2871, ISSN: 2320-0227.
  12. Pavani S, Sharma LK and Hota HS (2013), “A Group Expert Evaluation for Teachers by integrating fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS models”, IEEE International Conference MOOC Innovation and Technology in Education, pp. 85-90, Publisher IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-1625-2, DOI: 10.1109/MITE.2013.6756311.
  13. Sharma LK, Baudha K and Sharma N (2014) “Towards Computational Model for Climate Change”, International Journal Environmental Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 5 pp. 816-822. ISSN: 0976-4402.
  14. Tiwari AK, Sharma LK and Ramakrishana G (2013), “Comparative Study of Artificial Neural Network based Classification for Liver Patient”, Journal of Information Engineering and Applications, USA, Vol. 3, Issue 4, ISSN 2224-5782 (print) ISSN 2225-0506 (online)
  15. Verma A and Sharma LK (2013), “A Comprehensive Survey on Human Facial Expression Detection”, International Journal of Image Processing (IJIP), Vol. 7: Issue 3, ISSN: 1985-2304.

Miscellaneous Information: Unpublished Research Reports

  • New building of insitute is under construction. Department is actively associated for planing and implementing the LAN, Audio, Video etc.