RCOM hosts Department of Posts datacenter

RCOM hosts Department of Posts datacenter

Reliance Communications (RCOM) is hosting Department of Posts datacenter located at Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City (DAKC), Navi Mumbai.

The state of the art datacentre of Department of Posts (DoP) was dedicated to the nation by minister of communications & IT and Law & Justice, Kapil Sibal, at a function organized at Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City (DAKC) in Navi Mumbai.

The datacentre manage DoP data infrastructure centrally, enabling all post office service solutions to be operated through one large network. These solutions hosted on the datacentre will be accessed by all post offices across India for carrying out daily transactions.

Availability of centralized information along with core banking facility will enable customers with anytime and anywhere access to their savings bank accounts and insurance policies through any post office counter, ATM, e-banking portal through mobile or Internet.

It will make deposit and withdrawal of money, payment of insurance premium easy and flexible for the common man. Wage disbursement and pension payments for the different government schemes will be made with greater speed, efficiency and reliability and the visibility of the transactions will ensure greater transparency in these citizen benefit schemes.

Availability of real time integrated information will also offer increased consistency and reliability in mail, parcels and logistics delivery system in line with global standards, resulting in better public service to the people.

The datacentre is one of the many initiatives which have been undertaken by the DoP as part of the IT Project which aims at: Modernization and computerization of all Post offices in the country; Development of software applications covering all operations of the department; Establishment of IT Infrastructure – Datacenter, WAN based networking of the departmental post offices; and deployment of rural ICT infrastructure in all 130,000 rural post offices.

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