Infosys Wins eBiz Project From Ministry Of Commerce & Industry

The scope of work under this agreement includes designing the eBiz platform; establishing the supporting IT infrastructure; and expanding the eBiz solution and services for the next 10 years.

hidden July 23, 2009 16:12:52 IST
Infosys Wins eBiz Project From Ministry Of Commerce & Industry

Infosys Technologies has been awarded the eBiz Project by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, government of India. The eBiz Project is among the 27 central, state and integrated Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) under the National e-Governance Plan (NEGP) of the Government of India.

The scope of work under this agreement includes designing and developing the eBiz platform; establishing the supporting IT infrastructure; and implementing, maintaining and expanding the eBiz solution and services for the next 10 years. As part of the project, Infosys will also undertake training, workshops, promotion and awareness campaigns.

Anand Sharma, union minister of Commerce and Industry, said, "The eBiz Project is an ambitious project that the Ministry of Commerce is undertaking, to encourage and develop a conducive business environment in India. Through this project, under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), we aim at expanding G2B services and enabling a better business experience in India. I am pleased to announce that after a competitive selection process, we have chosen Infosys Technologies as our partner for this project, as it can leverage its global consulting experience and focus on quality to design and implement this project."

Through the eBiz project, the government of India aims to create a customer-centric environment, providing the business community convenient and speedy access to information and services. This ‘single window’ approach will cater to the requirements of businesses for government-to-business (G2B) services throughout the business lifecycle, namely through the pre-establishment, commencement, operations, expansion and when required, closure stages of the business.

Binod H R, senior vice president and head, India Business Unit, Infosys Technologies, said, "Through this project, we will be partnering with the government of India to create better governance, transparency and ease-of-use for businesses in India."

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