The Tripura state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NIXI-CSC Data Services Centre to develop an international grade Data Centre in the state. To establish the projected Data Centre, the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and CSE e-governance services Ltd have formed a joint venture called NIXI-CSC Data Services Centre.
- On behalf of the state government, AK Bhattacharjee, in-charge director of the IT department, signed the MoU, while NIXI-CSC Data Services Centre CEO Anil Jain was the signatory.
- The MOU signing event was also attended by IT Principal Secretary Puneet Agarwal and CK Dhar, the head of the National Informatics Centre (NIC).
- The joint venture company will invest Rs 150 crore in the Data Centre, while the state government will simply supply space.
- The NIXI-CSC Data Services Centre will begin operations in the next one or two months, despite the fact that it will take a year to turn the Data Centre to a world-class level.
The joint venture will allow the state government to host all of its data in the projected Data Centre, as well as offer data to the state at no cost, according to the MoU. In addition to the state, the corporation will charge for data exchange with other government and private players.
Important Takeaways for All Competitive Exams:
- Tripura is the third smallest state in India.
- Agartala is the Capital of Tripura
- Mizoram and Assam shares border with Tripura
- The Manikya dynasty ruled the Twipra Kingdom and then the princely Tripura State, which is today known as Tripura in India.
- The five mountain ranges in Tripura Five mountain ranges — Boromura, Atharamura, Longtharai, Shakhan and Jampui Hills.