National Academic Depository (NAD) is an initiative of the Government of India, facilitated by MHRD. NAD is a national database set up to hold academic awards issued by Academic Institutions (AI) in an electronic form. MHRD has proposed to establish a Digital Depository for School Leaving Certificates, College Degrees, Academic Awards and Mark sheets, on the pattern of a Securities Depository. This will help validate their authenticity, safe storage and easy retrieval.
The government has established a Digital Depository of Academic Awards known as the National Academic Depository (NAD), on the pattern of Securities Depository. The NAD helps in validating the authenticity of these awards and ensuring their safe storage and easy retrieval. Maintaining academic awards in a Digital Depository benefits provide benefits to Educational institutions, Students and Employers by enabling online access and retrieval, elimination fraudulent practices such as faking/forging of certificates and mark-sheets and facilitate validation. NAD is an online web-based system with 24x7 access to the Stakeholders.
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Nodal Officer, NAD, GITAM Deemed to be University