Fourth win for Wipro among SSDG projects reinforcing its leadership position
Bangalore, India - May 4, 2011:
Wipro Infotech, the India, Middle East and Africa, IT Business Unit of Wipro Ltd, and a leading provider of IT and business transformation services announced today, that it has been selected by the Government of Rajasthan as the Implementation Agency for enabling the Rajasthan State portal through the implementation of e-Form applications, State Service Delivery Gateway (SSDG) and associated computing infrastructure for Rajasthan State.
According to the agreement, Wipro will design, develop, deploy and manage for a period of three years, the e-Form applications hosted on the state portal for delivering citizen services to the masses. Wipro would also be responsible for deploying and managing the State Service Delivery Gateway for accessing these services through Common Service Centers. In addition, Wipro would be responsible for installation, commissioning and maintenance of the IT infrastructure and training identified users.
The State Portal and the Service Delivery Gateway formulated under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) aim to provide easy and convenient access to Government services (both Informational and Transactional) for the common man. With this, the Rajasthan government would be able to provide a single window interface for accessing all citizen services, anytime and anywhere.
Speaking about the engagement, Vivek Sharma, General Manager and Business Head, Government Vertical, Wipro said, "We are honored to have been chosen by the Rajasthan government for this critical project. Wipro is well positioned to deliver projects of this nature and we look forward to partnering with the Rajasthan government to deliver a successful implementation."
This win is the fourth in a series of wins for Wipro from state governments for implementing SSDG projects. All the contracts were the result of a competitive bidding process involving Indian and multinational service providers.
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Wipro Infotech, a division of the US $6 billion Wipro Limited, provides enterprise customers with high value Information Technology Products, Software Services, Solutions and Consulting Services in India and the Middle East. Headquartered at Bangalore, Wipro Infotech serves customers in India through a network of 22 offices and 170 service locations across the country. It also has regional offices across the Middle East serving the region.
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Wipro Limited provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, IT enabled services, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit our website at www.wipro.com
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