The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Assam government has reportedly lost the data collected for the implementation of state-wide National Register of Citizens (NRC) in a goof-up by the staff.
According to a TOI report, the Assam government forgot to renew the cloud storage provided by WIPRO, where the database was saved. Sources say the government had transferred Prateek Hajela, who was a coordinator in the department, to another post, leaving the department unmanned. However, sources were certain that the renewal process is underway with a new coordinator being appointed and the data will be restored.
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