Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the Secondary Data Centre of National Data Repository and Software Technology Parks of India- ELITE in Bhubaneswar on August 4.
Union Minister for Electronics & IT Ravi Sankar Prasad is also slated to grace the inauguration ceremony.
It was informed in a press meet jointly addressed by Manas Ranjan Panda, Jurisdictional Director (Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand), STPI, Shiladitya Bhattacharjee, General Manager (HR), DGH and H K Patra, Consultant (NDR).
Notably, the union government earlier on 28th June 2017 had started functioning of Integrated Centralized Data Repository to promote and preserve the data regarding exploration and production of petroleum products in India.
Secondary Data Centre (SDC) which is going to be operational at STPI Gothapatna, Bhubaneswar will be operated under Primary Data Centres’ Disaster Recovery Centre at Noida, New Delhi.
The centre at Bhubaneswar will help students of geology, researchers, academicians as well as various companies. They will be able to conduct data analytics and research based on data available on exploration and production of petroleum products in India.