Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mr. Kapil Sibal launched the National Cloud under ‘MeghRaj’ Initiative. The National Cloud is being implemented by NIC.
In order to utilize and harness the benefits of Cloud Computing, Government of India has embarked upon an ambitious initiative – ‘GI Cloud’ which has been named as ‘MeghRaj’. The focus of this initiative is to accelerate delivery of e-services in the country while optimizing ICT spending of the Government. This will ensure optimum utilization of the infrastructure and speed up the development and deployment of eGov applications.