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NIIT Technologies facilitates “Intranet Prahari” to be the “Best G2G Initiative of the year”

NIIT Technologies facilitates “Intranet Prahari” to be the “Best G2G Initiative of the year”

eWorld Forum honors the project under Public Choice Award

New Delhi, July 5th 2012, Thursday:- NIIT Technologies Ltd. (NSE: NIITTECH), a leading IT solutions Company, announced today that its project for Border Security Force , “Intranet Prahari” has been awarded the “Best Government to Government Initiative of the Year” during eWorld Forum  2012 , under the Public Choice Award category .This award category recognises the best ICT-backed initiative that has made it easier, more efficient and effective for government departments or agencies to interact with one another.

Commenting on the recognition, Arvind Mehrotra, President, Asia Pacific, NIIT Technologies said, “It’s a proud movement for us to be recognized to serve the force in this manner. Our rich experience of engaging with and implementing turn-key assignments for paramilitary organizations helped us throughout our engagement with BSF”.

It may be recalled that Border Security Force allocated Rs. 229 crore prestigious Intranet Prahari Project to NIIT Technologies during the year 2010. Intranet Prahari is essentially, an Enterprise Wide Application Solution where-in all major processes such as Finance, Inventory Management, Operations and Personnel Information have been automated and integrated to act as a robust and quick Decisions Support System and for consolidated view of data by higher echelons for various analyses.

NIIT Technologies leveraged its experience with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to develop the ‘Intranet Prahari’ application for the BSF, using state-of-the-art technology. The supply and set-up of the entire infrastructure of the project included establishment of a central data center, 10 mini data centers, a disaster recovery center and infrastructure in a total of 237 sector Headquarters and battalions and offered technical trainings to more than 20,000 BSF employees at 237 sites.

About NIIT Technologies

NIIT Technologies is a global IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Enterprise Solutions, Managed Services and Business Process Management to organizations in few select industry segments with dominant share in Travel and Transport. NIIT Technologies follows the higher standards of operations which includes ISO 9001:2008 certification, assessment at Level 5 of both SEI-CMMi version 1.2 and People-CMM frameworks, ISO 27001 information security management certification. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.

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