Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation


The pilot Digital Repository for National Archives of India has been designed, developed and established by Human-Centred Design and Computing Group, C-DAC, Pune as per the objectives of Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation project, which is fully sponsored by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. In this project, C-DAC has developed and deployed the digital preservation infrastructure for NAI, which includes —

1

डिजिटालय
DIGITĀLAYA: An Open Archival Information System (OAIS)

a software framework with complete workflow for archiving of digitized records which also includes the web portal for giving public access to digital records

2

Digital Repository Portal

Public access portal for search and retrieval of digital records categorized as public records, private archive, cartography, etc.

3

अभिलेख सूचना प्रणाली
Online Records Reporting System

a web based software application to enable record officers from various ministries and government departments for online reporting of records to NAI.

4

ई रूपांतर
e-RUPĀNTAR: Pre-Archival Processing Tool

a software tool comprising of various best practices for pre-archival processing of digitized records

5

Pilot Digital Repository Hardware

Server, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and LTO 6 External Tape Backup Device

6

Remote Backup Facility

Remote backup on Storage Area Network (SAN) through NKN at C-DAC, Pune

C-DAC has also developed a separate version of डिजिटालय DIGITĀLAYA for Electronic Records Management and Archival at the level of ministries and government departments for preserving the borne digital / electronic records as per the retention schedule of DARPG.

Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation is a flagship project under the National Digital Preservation Programme initiated by Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.

Contact for more information —

Associate Director and Head of Department

Human-Centred Design & Computing Group

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

4th Floor, RMZ Westend Center III, S. No. 169/1, Sector II,
Aundh, Pune - 411 007, Maharashtra, India

Phone No. (91) 20 2550 3386
Fax No. (91) 20 2550 3180
Email ID digitalpreservation [at] cdac [dot] in
Website URL http://www.cdac.in, http://www.ndpp.in