RBI Governor lays foundation for new Data Centre and Cybersecurity Training Institute

Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on 23 march 2023 laid the foundation stone for establishment of a “Greenfield Data Centre’ and ‘Enterprise Computing & Cybersecurity Training Institute’ in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. 

RBI Governor lays foundation for new Data Centre and Cybersecurity Training Institute
RBI Governor lays foundation for new Data Centre and Cybersecurity Training Institute

NEW DELHI- Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), laid the foundation stone for establishment of a “Greenfield Data Centre’ and ‘Enterprise Computing & Cybersecurity Training Institute’ in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 22nd March, 2023, in presence of the Chief Secretary to Govt. of Odisha, key Principal Secretaries to Govt. of Odisha, C&MD and Director (Projects) of Engineers India Limited (EIL) and other senior officials from Government of Odisha, RBI, IFTAS, EIL and Banks. EIL is providing EPCM services from concept to commissioning of the New Data Centre and the Enterprise Computing & Cybersecurity Training Institute.  
 
Shri Shaktikanta Das, in his remarks, acknowledged the critical role played by technology in supporting the activities of the financial sector and the RBI over the years and recently, in facilitating a robust recovery from the pandemic. He highlighted the need for augmenting the existing computing infrastructure of the RBI supported by cutting edge facilities for research and capacity building in emerging areas straddling central banking, technology and cybersecurity for a future ready RBI. 

The New Data Centre and the Enterprise Computing & Cybersecurity Training Institute spread over an area of 18.55 acres, when commissioned, will cater to the emerging requirements of the Reserve Bank and the financial sector. 
 

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