State Data Center Project
State Data Centre is one of the core infrastructure components of National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) and is being set up across 35 States/UTs under the National e-Governance Plan of Department of Information Technology, Government of India.
State Government has been asked to build State Data Centre with 100% central funding to act as central repository of applications & database of various e-Governance projects. The total central funding for the project is Rs. 50.58 crore over a span of 5 years.
The central funding for SDC project is limited to the cost of providing infrastructure, its establishment, operation and maintenance. The financial assistance being provided to the States includes refurbishing of the physical space to the Data Centre requirements including back-up power supply (UPS and DG sets) and Air-Conditioning requirements. Physical space required for the Data Centre is the responsibility of the State.Current Status
Department of Governance Reforms has identified suitable space in MGSIPA, Sector 26, Chandigarh, for hosting the State Data Center. Officials from DeitY GoI have also given their technical concurrence to this new site for State Data Center.
- RFP for State Data center has been floated.
- SDC will be operational soon