One of the major functions of LGED is to providetechnical support to local government institutions throughout the country alongwith development and maintenance of rural and urban infrastructure. In doingso, information and communications technology is essential tool to perform withefficiency. LGED started computerization at the head quarter level in late1980s. During early 1990s, computers were provided at district and upazilalevel. GIS and MIS units were established in 1992. Local Area Network (LAN) athead quarter level were established in 1996 with fiber optic backbone. At thattime, district offices could connect LGED server through dial-up for e-mailaccess. Present Stateof Network and Servers: More than 700 computers at LGED HQ are connected to 7servers through hubs and switches. Broadband internet service is obtained byDDN connectivity with BTCL (former BTTB).