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NIIT Technologies wins Rs. 344 Crore contract from Airports Authority of India

NIIT Technologies wins Rs. 344 Crore contract from Airports Authority of India

First multi airport implementation in Asia to set up State-of-the-Art Airport Operations Control Centers across 10 cities

New Delhi, April 25 2013: NIIT Technologies Ltd. (NSE: NIITTECH), a leading global IT solutions organization today announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the implementation of Airport Operations Control Centers (AOCC), in partnership with SITA, the global air transport IT and communication specialist. This is the first multi airport project in Asia which will benefit AAI, its customer airlines, and its other stake-holders across 10 cities.

The Airport Management System and Resource Management System will be implemented and integrated by NIIT Technologies solution which has been supplied by SITA. The systems and their interfaces will help improve airport management by consolidating multiple sets of information and providing accurate real-time data from just one source.

Mr. Arvind Mehrotra, President, Asia-Pacific & Middle East, NIIT Technologies, said “We are delighted to have been chosen as a partner by AAI for the complete integration of IT systems enabling efficient utilization of airport infrastructure at the 10 airports in respective cities. AOCC will allow collaborative decision making for all the Airport operators in the day-to-day operations.”

He further added, “ NIIT Technologies has leveraged its vast experience and solutions at 12 airports including Hong Kong, Singapore, Abu Dhabi for the project.”

The project is a key initiative undertaken by Civil Aviation ministry towards modernization of Indian airports to improve capacity utilization, passenger throughput enhancement, stakeholder management and process standardization. The project will be executed within the next 15 months at the airports in Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Calicut, Mangalore, Guwahati and Jaipur. At the metro airports of Chennai
and Kolkata Primary Data Centre and the Disaster Recovery Data Centre are also being established respectively. The project has a provision for extending the solution to additional 25 airports in India.

 

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

 

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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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