Jagran Josh Logo

Himachal Pradesh becomes first state to launch green-concept based State Data Centre

Jun 8, 2016 10:16 IST

Himachal Pradesh on 5 June 2016 became the first Indian state to have a State Data Centre (SDC). The centre was launched by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in Shimla.

The SDC is designed using green data centre concept. The centre will offer 101 people-oriented service online through an integrated data base.

CM Virbhadra Singh directed all government departments to make use of SDC for hosting e-Governance applications instead of creating their own infrastructure.

Now, departmental applications can be hosted centrally in SDC free of cost and HIMSWAN connectivity could be provided in field offices to access departmental applications.

Key highlights of the State Data Centre

The SDC was launched at an expenditure of 58-crore rupees.

The centre will integrate the websites of various departments.

All services could be accessible through the integrated data base. It will save time and money spent on creation of infrastructure.

The centre will help in reducing the burden on state exchequer and at the same time help in the integration of online databases of various departments.

It will further help the departments to roll out more government-to-citizen-services and people can avail them from anywhere and anytime.

It has been set up by IT Department using state-of-the-art technology.

It is the first SDC in the country which has been designed using green data centre concept to minimise power requirement and increase power utilisation efficiency.

Now get latest Current Affairs on mobile, Download # 1  Current Affairs App

Is this article important for exams ? Yes13 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Himachal Pradesh , Virbhadra Singh , Shimla , State Data Centre , SDC

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

Newsletter Signup
Follow us on
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK