DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN HETAUDA TO BE ON OPERATION FROM TUESDAY
Government integrated data center’s Disaster Recovery Center located at Hetauda made by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to be formally put into operation from Tuesday (Baisakh 31).
The NITC had started construction of its disaster recovery center with a budget of USD 4.6 million following the memorandum of understanding ( MoU) signed between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and the Ministry of Finance on 2013. It was started aiming the development of E-government system to protect any data or information from any natural disaster or damages. DR center was not in operation even after the completion of its construction.
Now workers will start their respective task from Tuesday. This Disaster Recovery Center will be inaugurated by Communication and Information Technology minister Gokul Baskota.
DNS server in Kathmandu if crashes or downs due to disasters or any unavoidable circumstances this backup DNS server from Hetauda will be on the operation, said Assistant Director Ramesh Pokhrel and also insisted on not having any problems in the future related to DNS. He added that every website from government offices would have their replicas in the Disaster Recovery (DR) sites so if any problem occurs on the data center of Kathmandu DR site will come into play providing the uninterrupted and emergency backup of critical administrative activities.