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.

Name Designation Email
Dr D P Singh Scientist-B singh[dot]dpratap[at]icmr[dot]gov[dot]in
Mr. Nishant Solanki Technical Assistant[at]icmr[dot]gov[dot]in
Mr. Arshad Ahmed Technician-A ahmed.arshad[at]icmr[dot]gov[dot]in
Mr. K D Rana Laboratory Attendant rana.kbd[at]icmr[dot]gov[dot]in

Functions of the Department

  • Carried out research on health informatics.

  • To provide IT Infrastructure and facilitate IT enabled Services to the institute.

  • Provisioning, Maintenance and Management of IT Infrastructure Consisting of:-

    • Computer Hardware (Servers/ Desktop/ Laptops/ Printers/ Scanner and System Software)

    • Local Area Network (LAN) including Switches/Routers/NMS etc.

    • Internet connectivity using Internet Gateway/National Knowledge Network link

    • Network Servers (Domain Controller server, Domain Name Server, Firewall /Security Appliances, Antivirus servers etc.)

    • Application Servers (Database Management servers).

    • Audio/ Video- Conferencing Services.

  • Development and Maintenance of the NIOH Website / portal.

  • Facilitation and support for division specific Legacy Applications functional at various divisions units.

  • Assistance and support to Scientists related IT issues.

  • Technical Advisory /coordination to divisions on their IT related work.

On Going Project

  • Implementation of e-Office

  • Environmental Information System Resource Partner

  • Cluster modeling approach for service discovery enhancement in Internet of Things

  • Empirical Approach to Descriptive and Predictive Modeling Techniques of Data Mining in Health Informatics

Laboratory Facilities & Instruments

  • Desktop Computers

  • Proxy Server

  • Anti Virus Server

  • Network Switches

  • National Knowledge Network Server

Future Programmes

  • Implemenation of Computer Networking at new building of the institute.

  • Establish the Health Informatic Lab.

Project Completed

  • e-Gov Projects: Implementation of AEBAS, GeM, PFMS.

  • Development of Project Management System.

  • Development of Institutional Repository.

  • Climate change: modelling approach to future climate scenario in context of Chhattisgarh.

  • Community Health Indicators for Risk Assessment at Ganjam, Odhisha.

  • Eraction and Commissioning of Inhalation Exposure Chambers.

Human Resource Development

On Going



Ph. D.




M. Phil./ M. Tech.





  1. M Shah and LK Sharma(2018), Study on 6LoWPAN Routing Protocols with SD aspects in IOT, IEEE ISMAC - 2018 (Accepted).

  2. J Majumder, S K, LK Sharma and S Kumar (2018) Upper extremity muscular strength in push-pull tasks: Model approach towards task design. Indian J Occup Environ Med. (Accepted)PubMed

  3. C Pandya, LK Sharma, (2018), A feasibility study of Image processing techniques for prediction of Corn plat leaf disease, International Journal of Current Research 10 (4), 68427-68459.

  4. S Pavani, LK Sharma, HS Hota (2013) A group expert evaluation for teachers by integrating fuzzy AHP and TOPSIS models, IEEE MOOC, 85-90.

  5. LK Sharma, J Majumder (2017) Data Mining Approach to Pre-Screening of Manual Material Handlers Based on Hand Grip Strength, Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health 17 (1-2), 57-62.

  6. AK Tiwari, G Ramakrishna, LK Sharma, SK Kashyap (2017) New Technique of Academic Data Analysis by Fuzzy Variance, IIOAB Journal 8 (2), 131-135.

  7. AK Tiwari, G Ramakrishna, LK Sharma, SK Kashyap (2017) Big Data Management by Fuzzy, Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm, International Journal of Inventive Engineering and Science 4 (5), 27-28.

  8. SK Shukla, LK Sharma, SK Kashyap, Artificial Neural Network Model for the Road Network Optimization, Journal of Information Engineering and Applications 7 (3), 28-31, 2017

  9. T Kachwala, LK Sharma, Comparative Study of Supervised Learning in Customer Relationship Management ,International Journal of Computer Engineering & Technology (IJCET) 8 (6), 77-82, 2017

  10. KK Gulhare, SP Shukla, LK Sharma, Deep Neural Network Classification method to Alzheimer's Disease Detection; International Journals of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software, 2017

  11. KK Gulhare, SP Shukla, LK Sharma, Overview on segmentation and classification for the Alzheimer’s disease detection from brain MRI, International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 43 (2), 130-132, 2017

  12. LK Sharma, J Majumder (2015) Application of Artificial Neural Network on Body Somatotype Analysis among Indian Population, International Conference on Ergonomics (HWWE 2013), 124-131.

  13. J Majumder and LK Sharma (2015). Identifying Body Size Group Clusters from Anthropometric Body Composition Indicators. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth., 15 (3&4):81-88.

  14. J Majumder and LK Sharma(2014). Application of Data Mining Techniques to Audiometric Data among Professionals in India. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 3(23): 2960- 2971.

  15. LK Sharma and K Bhatia (2014). "Building an Institutional Repository for National Institute of Occupational Health: A Case Study", e-Library Science Research Journal 2(8):12-18.

  16. LK Sharma, K Baudha and N Sharma (2014). "Towards Computational Model for Climate Change", International Journal of Environmental Sciences 4(5), 816-822.

  17. HS Hota, LK Sharma and S Pavani(2014). "Fuzzy Topsis Method Applied for Ranking of Teacher in Higher Eduction", Springer Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 243, 1225-1232.

  18. J Majumder, LK Sharma (2014) Variation in Anthropometric Characteristics of Body Composition with Aging, Among Adult Rural Population of Odisha, India, Indian Journal of Biological Sciences 20:13-18.

  19. A Verma and LK Sharma (2013) A Comprehensive Survey on Human Facial Expression Detection, IJIP, 7(2):171-182

  20. AK iwari, LK Sharma, G Ramakrishana(2013) Comparative Study of Artificial Neural Network based Classification for Liver Patient, Journal of Information Engineering and Applications, 3(4), pp. 1-5.

  21. LK Sharma and S Rungta (2012) "The Data Mining Approaches for Multi-Class Protein Fold Recognition", Int. J. of Biometrics and Bioinformatics, June 2012, ISSN: 0974-9675 DOI: BB062012005