E-Panchayati[node-207] NAD - National Asset Directory

About National Asset Directory

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) has undertaken e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project(e-Panchayat MMP) with a view to introduce and strengthen e-Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) across the country and build associated capacities of the PRIs for effective adoption of the e-Governance initiative. Under this project, Panchayat Enterprise Suite (PES) has been conceptualised which comprises 11 Core Common applications. At present, Panchayat Enterprise Suite has been deployed/operational with 10 Core Common Applications and GIS layer module is under conceptualisation. The operational modules includes LGD(Local Government Directory), Area Profiler(Socio-economic & general details), PlanPlus(to strengthen Decentralised & Participatory Planning), PriaSoft(Panchayat Accounting), ActionSoft(Works/scheme implementation Monitoring System), NAD(National Asset Directory), Service Plus(To facilitate Service Delivery), Social Audit, Training and National Panchayat Portal(Dynamic Website of Panchayats).

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the purpose of putting "Receive/Payment" form in Manage Earning?

    Suppose an asset is given on rent for 6 months and the earning amount is received on monthly basis. Then to add the additional earning amount, you do not need to fill the complete earning form again and again. Just click on Receive / Payment against the asset id and enter the payment details.

  • Is it possible to change the asset status after disposing it?

    No. Once the asset is disposed, it will not be available in NAD.

  • How can I change the status of stolen asset to Active?

    You can change the status through Update Asset Status form.

  • What happens if any plan unit refuses to accept a transferred asset?

    If the plan unit declines the transfer request, the asset will go back to the transferor (plan unit who has transferred the asset).

  • If I transfer the asset with “Upgradation Only” right, how can I get the asset back with the same right?

    Once the asset is upgraded, the receiving party (to whom you have transfer the asset) will transfer the asset to you through Add Asset Transfer Form. You need to accept the transfer request through Add Asset receiving form. Now the asset is available to you with Upgradation right.

  • What are other application portals that are connected with NAD?

    NAD is connected to ActionSoft (assets created in ActionSoft automatically displayed in NAD), PriaSoft (for managing vouchers with respect to Asset creation, upgradation, maintenance and earning), LGD (for displaying planned unit while selecting implementing agency, executing agency and private agency) and PES (for user management and schemes details).

  • Can we enter 100 computers together instead of adding computer1 computer 2 computer 3 in the add asset form?

    No, you have to enter the asset name individually because only based on this, 100 asset IDs are created rather than one asset ID. Common details like asset category, location, asset cost, etc. are entered only once.

  • Why we need to maintain asset directory?

    The purpose of National Asset Directory (NAD) is to keep track of all the assets created or maintained by RLB, ULB or Line Department. Also, NAD helps the State level authority to keep an eye on the assets created/ maintained in their state as well as the current status of those assets.

  • Can we import assets from other portal?

    No. Currently, NAD does not provide the data porting facility. But an asset created in ActionSoft is displayed directly in NAD, if NAD is operational in the same state where ActionSoft is operational.

  • What is the difference between disposal and abandon?

    Disposal means the asset is no more useful or its lifetime is over. So it is disposed to external agency (private agencies) and thereafter, the asset will not be visible in NAD. Whereas Abandon means the asset cannot be used currently due to some reason but it can be used in future. For example, a well without water can be abandoned and the status is updated to “Active” as soon as the water of that well is available for use.

  • What is linked-in with other asset?

    Linking with other asset means you are linking the asset, whose details are being entered, with the asset which is already created in NAD. Suppose you are entering the data for building which is linked with a land whose entry is already entered in NAD, then you can link the building with the land by selecting asset id or details (asset type, asset category, asset subcategory and asset name) to identify the asset under If Linked with Other asset

  • Who can use National Asset Directory (NAD)?

    National Asset Directory (NAD) can be used by RLBs, ULBs and Line Department at Central and State level for managing the assets

  • I am not an NAD user and still want to view the report. What should I do ?

    At NAD Home page, there is a Report under Citizen Section on the left hand. You can view the report by clicking on any of the report. For example, to view the asset details, click on the List of Asset link

  • What is the purpose of land mark of asset?

    Landmark of asset is useful in case of roads. Suppose a road is passing through multiple villages. Then you can enter the villages name in landmark of Asset field

  • What is Transfer from Non-NAD system?

    Transfer from Non-NAD refers to the user who does not have the login details of NAD or who is not authorized to enter the asset details in NAD. If the asset details, which are transferred from Non NAD user, need to be entered in NAD then click on Yes under Transfer from Non-NAD and enter the requisite details

  • If I have transferred an asset with 'Upgradation Only' right, can I transfer the same asset with full right?

    No. If the asset is already transferred with 'Upgradation Only' right, then it cannot be transferred with full right. It can only be transferred with 'Maintenance Only' right only.

  • What is an asset ?

    Assets are resources controlled by an entity as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits or service potential is expected to flow to the entity [Ref: As defined by International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board and reported in Model National Municipal Asset Valuation Methodology Manual, January 2009, Ministry of Urban Development, GOI].

  • What does Count means in Asset Parameter under Asset Creation form?

    Count is an attribute which defines the measurable details of an asset. For example, it can be number of floors in case of Building, etc.

  • Which report provides the list of stolen assets?

    List of Asset Report provides the details of stolen assets. You need to select “Stolen” status as search criteria along with other mandatory search parameter (All State or State).

  • What are different format available while attaching a document?

    Word Document (.doc), PDF and excel (.xls) are allowed.

  • Is it possible to upgrade an asset for general with the fund of SC/ST?

    Yes, you can upgrade the asset but it is optional. If the asset is created for Non SC/ST, then asset is upgraded only by