UPDESCO is a multi disciplinary consultancy organisation providing systems back-up
to Governments, Enterprises, International organisations and other non-governmental
agencies in diagnosing and estimating the magnitude of problems, identifying technological
and other alternatives and suggesting methods of improvement.
Ever since its inception in 1977, UPDESCO has made IT and IT enabled services and
consultancy services available in various fields to the Government and to International
organisations like International Labour Organisation (ILO), UNICEF, The World Bank,
Royal Government of Netherlands, Japan International Co-operation Agency, The European
Union and ODA etc.
Over the years UPDESCO has completed about a thousand assignments, valued at several
million rupees including provision of technical support to the Uttar Pradesh Government
in computerisation of its multifarious activities. UPDESCO has a distinction of owning
and operating a mainframe computer UNIVAC 1100 right from its inception. It has
kept abreast technological advancements with time. As a result it is the organisation
which was assigned the responsibility of selecting and installing first personal
computers in the secretariat of Uttar Pradesh Government. It has not looked back
since then. Till now several thousand PCs and several hundred servers have been
installed and made operational in various State Government Departments. It was instrumental
in setting up almost all the MeitY funded core infrastructure projects such as UP
State Date Center, Common Service Center, State Service Delivery Gateway, Electronic
Manufacturing Cluster etc. It still owns and operates a large state of the art
State Date Center. It has installed many small Data Centers in various
state Government Departments.