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New UIDAI data centre to come up at Manesar

gurgaon Updated: Jan 07, 2013 01:07 IST
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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is setting up its data centre at Manesar and this captive 'Green Data Centre' would be built as per global standards.

The data centre would be one of the biggest data centres in the country. It will serve as central repository for Unique Identification Authority of India to store the residents' basic demographic and biometric information captured by it while issuing 12 digit AADHAAR number to each resident across the country, he said.

A spokesman of the district administration said Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda would lay the foundation stone of this data centre on January 7.

According to the spokesperson, the chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India Nandan Nilekani and director general-cum-mission director RS Sharma would also be present on the occasion.

The spokesperson said that to ascertain uninterrupted operations of the data centre, modular and scalable systems are designed that would provide seamless integration to support future load expansion up to 1.6 billion enrolments estimated by 2030.

The spokesperson said, "This state-of- the-art, energy efficient, captive Green Data Centre is going to be built as per global standards, norms and guidelines and with many innovations to its credit."

This will be one of the biggest data centres in the country.