A huge investment of about US$20 billion is needed to computerise all government departments and records and make information available at panchayat level, National Innovation Council Chairman Sam Pitroda has said
Pitroda added that government will open four large data centres to enable the flow of information up to the panchayat level. "We have today some 10,000 software people working in the government on all these applications. "We are opening four major data centres in the country and these are massive data centres because all of our strategy is based on cloud computing, open source software and low cost terminals.
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