Search

Advanced Search

Honourable Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh Inaugurates State Data Centre

Sandeep Sood, Himachal Pradesh sood[dot]sandeep[at]nic[dot]in
  |   Jun 15, 2016
Smt. Vidya Stokes, Minister for IT addressing the gathering. Also seen in the picture ), Sh. Virbhadhra Singh, Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh.
Smt. Vidya Stokes, Minister for IT addressing the gathering. Also seen in the picture ), Sh. Virbhadhra Singh, Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh.

Shri Virbhadra Singh, Honourable Chief Minister Himachal Pradesh, inaugurated State Data Centre (SDC) on 4th June, 2016. The cost of construction of SDC is Rs.58 Crore and it is a green centre by minimising the consumption of power. The Cloud Technology has been implemented in the SDC which helps in consolidating physical servers installed in SDC and make them a logical unit as if it is a single unit. The CM also inaugurated the new Directorate of Information Technology, Himachal Pradesh in the same building constructed at Mehli, Shimla.

The Chief Minister emphasised that the facilities created by DIT HP needs to be put in best use by all state departments who need not to spend on procurement of high end servers for implementation of IT solutions. With the launch of SDC, now the applications will be hosted on central server and can be accessed over Internet or Intranet/HIMSWAN. Sh. Virbhadra Singh also launched a parking app developed by State DIT for Municipal Corporation Shimla. The app will help the tourists visiting Shimla in locating the parking and knowing the availability of slot in the parking. The app will be used by the parking operators to keep the data up to date so that the common user of the app gets latest information.

Speaking on the occasion, Additional Chief Secretary (IT) Sh. Sanjeev Gupta said 58 Government services were being made available through Lok Mitra Kendras (LMKs) in the State and that the efforts are on to provide 101 services by the end of this financial year. The SDC facility will result in allocation of resource (processor, memory and storage) to various eGovernance applications dynamically using the cloud software. The ACS IT explained that the physical limitation of servers in terms of processor, memory and storage will no longer be a bottleneck while implementing any IT solution in a Government department. The SDC is providing heterogeneous environment to host applications developed by government departments in Windows/Linux using .Net/JAVA/PHP and databases as MS SQL Server/Oracle etc.

Recent Issues

Highlights

Jan. ' 24 Issue


Cyber Risk Insurance Insurance Policy to cover financial liabilities arising from cyber incidents

Cyber Risk Insurance, also simply known as Cyber Insurance, is a kind of insurance policy which protects business ...


SATHI An ecosystem where each seed tells its own story

SATHI, or Seed Authentication, Traceability & Holistic Inventory, strives to create a nurturing digital environment. ...


Unified Data Hub Empowering Proactive Governance through Integrated Solutions

UDH has established an adaptable system for validating and eliminating duplicate beneficiaries. Presently, it encompasses ...

Oct. ‘ 23 Issue


Emerging AI/ML Attacks and Risks Navigating Emerging AI/ML Threats in Application Security

In the era of relentless innovation driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), applications ...


Advanced Persistent Threats Threat Landscape and Countermeasure

In the digital age, Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) pose a persistent and evolving menace. APTs, orchestrated by ...


TejasVI Empowering Data Driven Governance

TejasVI transforms data analysis / visualisation for eGovernance through its user-centric design, integrating various ...

Jul. ' 23 Issue


HTML Canvas & Fabric.js Open-source 2D Geometry Rendering JavaScript Library

Fabric.js is an open source 2D graphic library which can be used to give attractive visual effects,design, ...


REST vs. Messaging for Microservices Discover how to choose the right communication style for Microservices

Two common protocols used in microservices are HTTP request/response with resource APIs and lightweight asynchronous ...


SugamyaWeb Enabling accessible web experience of the Indian Governments websites

SugamyaWeb is a cloud enabled Web Accessibility reporting platform, which provides end-to-end web testing. The tool ...