Jammu and Kashmir has got a State Data Centre (SDC) for supporting e-Governance initiatives in the state. “We have setup a SDC for supporting e-Governance initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir. The centre has been setup by the IT department under the National e-Governance plan (NeGP),” said Feroz Ahmed Khan, Minister of state for Information Technology
The data centre has been developed as a secure infrastructure for hosting and managing e-Governance application of different departments, Khan said adding, it is the first IT infrastructure project commissioned in the state. The SDC will provide facilities like central repository of the state, secure data storage, disaster recovery and data set of the National Population Register (NPR).