Web Policies

Copyright Policy

Contents of this website may not be reproduced partially or fully, without due permission from the National Fire Service College (NFSC). Its content, if referred to and/or forms a part of content of another website, the content-source must be appropriately acknowledged. The contents of this website cannot be used in any misleading or objectionable context.

Hyper Linking Policy

External Links Present on the Website: At many places in this website, you may find weblinks to other websites / portals. These links have been placed for your convenience. NFSC is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them or on websites reachable through their published weblinks. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this website should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and we have no control over availability / non-availability of these linked pages.

Links to the NFSC website by other websites/portals: Prior permission is required before hyperlinks are directed from any website/portal to this site. Permission for the same, stating the nature of the content on the pages from where the link has to be given and the exact language-text of the Hyperlink should be obtained by sending a request at

Terms and Conditions

These Terms of Use govern your use of this website, content and services offered through“Site”). You (the user) agree to access "the site", subject to the terms and conditions of use as set out here.

IN may add or change or update these 'Terms of Use', from time to time entirely at its own discretion. You are responsible for checking these 'Terms of Use' periodically to remain in compliance with these terms. Your use of a Site after any amendment to the 'Terms of Use' shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and you also agree to be bound by any such changes/revisions.

This website is the official website of the NFSC and has been developed to disseminate information to the general public. Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and correctness of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. The web contents are subject to change without any prior notice from NFSC website. In no event will NFSC be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without imitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website. In case of any variation between what has been produced on the website about Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc and that contained in the relevant Act, Rules, Regulations, Policy Statements etc, held with the concerned department, the latter shall prevail. Links to other websites that may have been included on this site are provided for public convenience only. IN is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the view expressed within them. The IN does not guaranteed the availability of such linked pages at all times. Material featured on this website may be reproduced free of charge. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party. In case of doubt about the veracity and ownership of site-material, intended to be used, a prior permission / authorization of IN or the concerned department of IN or the third-party copyright holder must be obtained. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

Privacy Policy

We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you. If you choose to provide us with personal information like filling out a Contact Us form with an e-mail address or postal address, and submitting it to us through the website, we use that information to respond to your message, and to help you get the information you have requested. Our website never collects information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address for a localized response to any query or comments to us, we recommend that you do not include any other personal information. If we seek any other personal information, you would be informed about its intended use. If at any time you believe the principles referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other comments on these principles, please notify the concerned authority through the 'contact-us' page of IN website and we shall proceed for resolution of conflict, if any. The use of the term "Personal Information" in this privacy statement refers to any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.

Content Ownership, Moderation & Approval Policy (COMAP)

Content needs to be contributed by the Content Providers spread across the NFSC in a consistent manner to maintain uniformity and to bring in standardization along with associated metadata and keywords. In order to present the content in a presentable manner to the viewer, the content will be organized under pre-defined categories and the format. The CMS has been employed to enable retrieving of information efficiently. The CMS is web-based having user-friendly interface.

The content on the portal goes through the entire life-cycle process of:-

1. Creation

2. Modification

3. Approval

4. Moderation

5. Publishing

6. Expiry

7. Archival

Different content elements on the basis of their importance and utility have been categorized as: -

1. Routine

2. Priority and

3. Express.

Express contents may be posted immediately on to the website. The priority content will get priority over routine contents. For the purpose of website management, officers of the Sections have been designated.

The originating Section is the owner of the content on the website. The primary responsibility for the correctness, accuracy and relevance of the content is that of the Section concerned. However, every content must have the approval of the Director or Assistant Director before considering for approval and moderation for putting on the website.

Once the content is contributed it needs to be approved and moderated prior to being published on the Website. The moderation is multilevel and is role based. If the content is rejected at any level then it is reverted back to the originator of the content for modification.

COMAP policy ensures following activities on the website:

All information about the IN, useful for the citizen and other stakeholders, is present in the 'About Us' section and mechanism is in place to keep the information up to date.

Mechanism is in place to ensure that all the Citizen Services, Forms, Documents and Schemes, if any, are registered with the respective repositories of the National Portal.

Website is free from offensive/discriminatory language. Content is compiled and packaged with citizen-centric orientation. Clear and simple language has been used throughout the website. The language is free from spelling and grammatical errors. Documents / pages in multiple languages are updated simultaneously. All information, which is of direct importance to the citizen, is accessible from the Homepage. Text is readable both in electronic and print format and the page prints correctly on an A4 size paper. There is adequate contrast between text and background color. Alternate text is provided for non text elements (e.g. images). Web pages do not contain any content that flashes for more than three times in a second. There is a mechanism to control scrolling, blinking content. To address this, We have provided Manual Start and Stop wherever required. Website ranks in the first five results on major search engines when searched with relevant keywords. It has been ensured that all stationery items distributed to public by IN, as well as advertisements / public messages issued by the concerned Department prominently display the URL of the web site.

Web Content Review Policy

The Web Administrator, the assigned personnel and original content-providers are responsible for periodically reviewing the content of the website in their respective working domains and keep the information updated at all times. A proper workflow should be followed before final updation of content on the website is affected.

Content Archival Policy

Each of the content components is accompanied by Meta data, source and validity date. For some of the components the validity date may not be known i.e., the content is stated to be perpetual. Under this scenario, the validity date should be ten years hence. Under no circumstances, will the content be displayed on the Website after the validity date (except in archive form).

For few of the components like announcements, tenders, only the live content, whose validity date falls after the current date, is shown on the Website. For other components like documents, schemes, services, forms, websites and contact directory there is a need for timely review of the same as per the Content Review Policy.

List of content contributed is sent to the content contributor two weeks prior to the validity date to re-validate the content and if required modify the validity date. In case of no response, then a reminder is sent a week before the validity date and thereafter the content is archived and no longer remains a published item on the Website.

Website Security Policy

1. Website Security Policy of National Fire Service College, Nagpur
National Fire Service College, Nagpur has a responsibility to protect from disclosure to unauthorized parties the personally identifiable information (name, address, date of birth, etc.) of its website users.
2. Notice and Disclosures
National Fire Service College, Nagpur will not sell trade and disclose the personally identifiable information of its website users to any third parties.
3. Data Quality and Access
National Fire Service College, Nagpur takes all steps possible to ensure that the data on the website is accurate. If something is found to be inaccurate, every effort will be to correct the same as quickly as possible. The information contained on the National Fire Service College, Nagpur website is subject to change without prior advance notice. While using the National Fire Service College, Nagpur website certain information such as your IP Address and time spent on pages may be collected. This non-personal information is collected in order to monitor any unauthorized use or access to the National Fire Service College, Nagpur website. Anyone caught attempting to harm, steal information from, or otherwise damage the National Fire Service College, Nagpur website will be prosecuted under the relevant law.
4. Data Security
National Fire Service College, Nagpur website is hosted at NIC data Centre. NIC has taken every precaution to secure information on National Fire Service College, Nagpur website.

The National Fire Service College, Nagpur website is placed in protected zone with implementation of firewalls and high availability solution.

The entire website module has been security audited for the known application level vulnerabilities and all the vulnerabilities have been addressed before the launch of the website.

Server Audit : The Applications and database servers hosting the National Fire Service College, Nagpur website and Databases have been security audited. The hardening of the server has been done as per the guidelines given by the NIC Cyber security division. The access to the server is restricted both physically and through the network as far as possible. The Logs are being maintained for authorized physical access to National Fire Service College, Nagpur servers. The servers have been placed behind the Application firewall in order to make them hidden to the outside public.

Website Monitoring Policy

National Fire Service College, Nagpur Website is one of the face of Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs. It is therefore required that the website content on the Website remains current and up-to-date at all times and therefore arises a need for the Content Review Policy. Since the scope of the content is huge, different Review Policies are defined for the diverse content elements.
The Review Policy is based on different type of content elements, its validity and relevance as well as the archival policy.

Contingency Management

Owing to the requirement of presence of the website on the Internet it is very importantly that the site remains fully functional all the times. It is expected of the Government websites to deliver information and services on a 24X7 basis. Hence, all efforts should be made by Web Information Manager of IN Website to minimize the downtime of the website to the extent possible