State Data Centers in India
- State Data Centers are proposed to be established across 29 States and UTs in the country along with Disaster Recovery (DR) in order to provide shared, secured and managed infrastructure for consolidating and securely hosting State level data and applications.
- SDC would provide better operations and management control and minimize overall cost of Data Management, IT management, deployment etc.
- Capacity Building: In order to implement NeGP pervasively and vigorously there is a felt need to built capacities to conceptualize and develop e-Governance initiatives and thereafter monitor and supervise its time bound implementation.
- e-District has been selected as a National MMP under the NeGP and is to be implemented.
- It is a Mission Mode Project in the integrated service category under the NeGPbeing implemented by NIC.
- The MMP is to create a Unified portal providing ‘single window access’ to information and G2C services to be electronically delivered from all state sector institutions and organizations.
- An apex Body under Chairmanship of Secretary, DIT has been constituted with senior representatives from Govt. NASSCOM, BIS with a mandate to approve, notify & enforce Standards formulated by Working Groups.
- PARAM is a series of supercomputers developed by the (C – DAC) in Pune, India.
- The latest machine in the series is the PARAM Padma, which reached no. 171 on the TOP 500 in 2003.
- Others include PARAM 10000 and PARAM 9000/ SS. The PARAM 10000 was India’s first TFLOPS computer.
- The success of PARAM can be seen as a great example as how restrictions of scientific knowledge turned out to be a blessing in disguise.