China National Grid project announced

From October 23 to 24, during two days meeting at Shanghai Supercomputing Center, China National Grid (CNGrid) consortium and China Grid Forum were established.
China government will invest 100 million RMB, about 12 M USD, to build the infrastructure of CNGrid including two primary nodes, eight ordinary nodes and several applications.
Virtual Observatory, as an implementation of Scientific Data Grid, is supported in the great project.