State Wide Area Network (SWAN)

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The Nation wide SWAN Scheme for 29 States & 6 Union Territories, at an estimated of Rs. 3334 Crores was approved by Govt. of India in March 2005 to set up State Wide Area Networks (SWAN) interconnecting each State/UT Head Quarter with District Headquarter and below each District Headquarter with the block Headquarter with minimum 2Mbps Lease Line.

The objective of the scheme is to create a secure close user group (CUG) Govt. network for the purpose of delivering G2G and G2C services.

The duration of project of 5 years has been completed and now the project has been handed over to State Govt. Therefore now, ITDA has been nominated as the implementing agency for the project by the State Govt. From 1 July 2015 onwards all the project activities are being carried out by ITDA.

Current Status

The tender has been finalized for UKSWAN upgradation and M/s CCS Computers Pvt. Ltd. is the L1 bidder. Accordingly, the Contract has been signed with respective firm. The major security components
of SHQ has been delivered by the firm and installation of the devices has been completed. Components at DHQ and THQ/BHQ are shipped and installation work has completed. The FAT activity of SHQ is
expected to be completed by end of this month. NKN link has also been terminated at ITDA by NIC, accordingly NOC shifting from secretariat to ITDA
is expected to be completed by end of this month. Tender process for Underground OFC from secretariat to ITDA has been completed and SI selected.LoI has been
released to SI. Contract signing and issuance of work order under process.