1. The Indian government-owned security printing and minting company, SPMCIL, has awarded a contract to CIPL to establish two data centers in Noida and Hyderabad.
2. The contract between SPMCIL and CIPL is worth 137 crore rupees and aims to create advanced data centers for the storage of digital data.
3. CIPL specializes in providing technology solutions and has successfully completed state and central government projects over the past 15 years.
4. The primary and disaster recovery data centers to be established by CIPL will incorporate the latest technology to ensure fast and accurate output.
5. Data centers play a crucial role in storing digital data securely, and they require significant power and water resources to operate 24/7. Companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the government rely on data centers to store sensitive information.
The PAARGAMAN contract between the Government of India and the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) has awarded the contract to CIPL, a company based in Noida, to establish two data centers. The contract is valued at 137 crore rupees.
SPMCIL is responsible for the production of currency and banknotes, security paper, non-judicial stamp paper, postal tickets, stationery, and travel documents. On the other hand, CPIL, a technology solutions company, has been completing state and central projects for the past 15 years. One center will be located in Noida, while the other will be in Hyderabad.
CIPL has announced that it will utilize its technical expertise to develop state-of-the-art data centers. The agreement between the two companies is named “PAARGAMAN.” The primary center and the disaster recovery data center will both be equipped with the latest technology, ensuring fast and accurate output.
A data center is a facility where digital data is stored. These centers can range from small enterprises to large corporations and government installations. Data centers prioritize data security and may house several servers. They require a significant amount of electricity and operate 24/7. Some data centers also consume a considerable amount of water to maintain the systems’ cooling needs.
Data centers are responsible for storing data from various platforms, including social media networks, messaging apps, government systems, and classified information.