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NIIT Technologies eyes major share of the CCTNS program

NIIT Technologies eyes major share of the CCTNS program

Secured engagements with cumulative value of Rs. 300 Crores

Mumbai, India, 15th February, 2012: NIIT Technologies Ltd. (NSE: NIITTECH), a leading global IT solutions organization announced its contribution to reinforce the Indian Police in its modernization efforts by playing a significant role in the implementing of the ambitious Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS). CCTNS is a comprehensive and integrated nationwide system designed to help the police investigate crime and detect criminals with a view to enhance security and improve service to citizens.

Union Government has announced results of 12 states thus far and NIIT Technologies has been selected as the system integrator in 3 of the states. These include the states of Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. The cumulative value of these engagements exceeds Rs.300 Crores. The Company is in active pursuit of engagements in other states as well.

Commenting on these wins,  Mr. Arvind Thakur, Chief Executive Officer, NIIT Technologies said, “These wins are an endorsement of NIIT Technologies’ leadership in providing IT solutions to the government. The Company has a history of successful implementations with IT programs in Defence and Home Affairs.”

Recently, NIIT Technologies commissioned the prestigious Rs. 228 Crores Intranet Prahari project for Border Security Force, which was inaugurated by the Honorable Union Home Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram. Execution of work in two of the states around the implementation of CCTNS is already underway.

About NIIT Technologies

NIIT Technologies is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Managed Services, IP Asset or Platform Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, Healthcare and Government sectors. The Company adheres to major global benchmarks and standards, having secured the ISO 9001:2000 certifications and the ISO: 27001 Information Security Management accreditation. NIIT Technologies also follows global standards of development. It has been assessed at Level 5 of SEI CMMi version 1.2. NIIT Technologies Business Process Outsourcing conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC and Six Sigma. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.

For more information, please visit www.niit-tech.com

About CCTNS

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) is a comprehensive and integrated system initiated by the Union government for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in the country. The system has been designed to create a nationwide IT-enabled system to help the police investigate crime and detect criminals. CCTNS will connect and share real-time information and data on crime and criminals throughout the states and country thereby strengthening the information base of the investigating officers. With the completion of CCTNS implementation in the country, over 14,000 police stations around 6,000 district police headquarters, fingerprint bureaus and forensic science laboratories in the country will be linked to a common IT platform enabling the investigating officials to get the data of any criminal at the click of a mouse.

For more information, please visit http://ncrb.nic.in/cctns.htm

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements. The business involves various risks, and uncertainties that could result in the actual results to differ materially from those indicated here. All forward looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company. 

 

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