Indian Biological Data Centre (IBDC)- RCB, Faridabad

The Indian Biological Data Centre (IBDC) is the first national digital data repository for life science data in India. It is supported by the Government of India (GOI) through the Department of Biotechnology (DBT). It enables the implementation of the “Biotech-Pride Guidelines”. It is located at the Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad and has Disaster Recovery (DR) site at the National Informatics Centre (NIC), Bhubaneshwar, India. The data centre is mandated to archive all the life science datasets generated from any government-funded project across India. In addition to data archive services, IBDC also provides bioinformatics analysis and HPC storage support upon request. Currently, IBDC operates through four specialized data portals dedicated to the management of diverse biological data types:

1. Indian Nucleotide Data Archive (INDA)
2. Indian Nucleotide Data Archive-Controlled Access (INDA-CA)
3. Indian Crop Phenome Database (ICPD)
4. Indian Structural Data Archive
Further details can be found at the web portal: ibdc.rcb.res.in
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