Hooda lays foundation stone for UIDAI data centre at Manesar

To serve as central repository for UIDAI to store the residents' basic demographic and biometric information captured while issuing Aadhaar number to each resident across India

PTI | January 8, 2013



Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday laid the foundation stone of Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) data centre to be constructed as per global standards at Manesar in Gurgaon.

This data centre would serve as central repository for UIDAI to store the residents' basic demographic and biometric information captured while issuing 12 digit Aadhaar number to each resident across India, Hooda said.

Aadhaar cards have been issued to 21 crore residents of the country and the rest will be covered in due course of time, he said.

The basic information of all people from all over the country would be stored at this centre, he said.

On the occasion, Chairman UIDAI Nandan Nilekani said the data centre would come up on a five-acre land provided by the Haryana government and it will be a state-of-the-art, captive green data centre as per global standards and guidelines.

This will be most energy efficient data centre in the country and would be equipped to provide round the clock monitoring and operation support, Nilekani said.

He said that the construction of the data centre is likely to be completed by June 2014.

Director General and Mission Director UIDAI R S Sharma said that the data centre will be reviewed by the Uptime Institute, USA for a Tier III certification, while the Indian Green Building Council would review the centre for purpose of awarding a gold rating Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for green building.

The average annual Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of the data centre is estimated to be less than 1.6 making it one of the most green and efficient data centres in the country.

PUE is a measure of how efficiently a computer data centre consumes power.

Further, to ensure utmost security, the data centre will be housed in blast proof concrete structure adhering to design as per seismic zone-5 compliance requirements, Sharma said.

Hooda, later announced an English Medium Model School for the area.

Comments

 

Other News

Railways suffered over Rs 33,000 crore loss on passenger service: CAG

  The Railways was unable to meet its operational cost of passenger and other coaching services. During 2014-15, there was a loss of Rs 33,821.70 crore on passenger and other coaching services. The freight services earned a profit of Rs 38,312.59 crore which indicated that 88.28 percent

“Return land to tribals after mining is over”

Seasoned BJP parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai, who took charge as the chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) on February 28, has his work cut out for him. Archana Mishra caught up with Sai, 71, on his first day in office where he

Should there be automatic termination as member of parliament if that person takes oath as minister/chief minister in a state?

Should there be automatic termination as member of parliament if that person takes oath as minister/chief minister in a state?

Ganga, Modi and people’s unwavering faith

When the truth was a few steps away from Modi’s gaze In November 2014, prime minister Narendra Modi made his first visit to his constituency Varanasi and launched a massive cleanliness drive at Asi ghat, which was covered in mud and silt. When locals sa

Schooling improved in India, shows HDI

India has slipped one spot in the Human Development Index 2016. India’s HDI value for 2015 is 0.624 — which put the country in the medium human development category - positioning it at 131 out of 188 countries and territories.   Between 1990 and 2015,

IIFCL gives Rs 3.5 crore for cancer treatment

An appeal was made to PSUs to contribute funds under their CSR Scheme towards Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund-CSR for treatment of poor cancer patients.    India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) contributed an amount of Rs 7.5 crore in 2015-16.

Video

जानिए क्या है ओबीसी आयोग

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter