UIDAI setting up its data centre at Manesar

New facility to hold demographic and other details of the residents

PTI | January 5, 2013



The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is setting up its data centre at Manesar in Haryana.

This state-of-the-art, energy efficient, captive 'Green Data Centre' would be built as per global standards and would have several innovations, an official spokesman said in Chandigarh on Friday.

This data centre would be one of the biggest data centres in the country, he claimed.

It will serve as central repository for UIDAI to store the residents' basic demographic and bio-metric information captured by the UIDAI while issuing 12 digit 'AADHAAR' number to each resident across the country.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda would lay the foundation stone of this data centre on January 7.

Chairman of the UIDAI Nandan Nilekani and Director General-cum-Mission Director R S Sharma would also be present on the occasion.

He said that to ascertain uninterrupted operations of the data center, modular and scalable systems are designed that would provide seamless integration to support future load expansion upto 1.6 billion enrolments estimated by the year 2030

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