IT Policy

SDC/ MDC

  • Operational since : 2008
  • Critical infrastructure component for consolidation & hosting of eGoverance applications
  • India’s first State Data Center to become functional
  • Hosts all IT infrastructure of State Government on a common infrastructure
  • Consolidates IT Services, Applications and Infrastructure of different departments
  • Provides centralized services for
    • Secure Data Storage
    • Online Delivery of Citizen Information/Services Portal
    • State Intranet Portal
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Remote Management
    • Service Integration
    • IT Resource Management
  • Minimizes cost for ICT Deployment
  • Increases accessibility of data and services delivery of all government departments
  • Provides decentralized services to citizens
  • Includes 2600 sq.ft server & storage area, 600 sq.ft connectivity zone, 1300 sq.ft control room & utility area.
  • Currently hosts applications of more than 12 different departments
  • ISO 20000 & 27000 implementation in progress.
  • Gujarat first state to formulate policies for SDC
  • Owns set up of four Mini Data Centers for hosting IT infrastructure of local government bodies.

Future Plans

  • Making GSDC nation’s First Green SDC by ensuring effective & efficient energy utilization, with less carbon foot-print.
  • Implementation of Cloud Computing, thereby providing Infrastructure, Software and Platform as virtualised services
  • Hosting further applications on SDC