Infy Bags eBiz Proj from Ministry of Commerce

by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 21, 2009

Infosys Technologies has announced that it has been awarded
the eBiz Project by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP),
Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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 support IT infrastructure,
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.

Speaking on the eBiz Project and Infosys selection, the
union minister of commerce and industry, Anand Sharma said, "The eBiz Project
is an ambitious project that the ministry is undertaking, to encourage and
develop a conducive business environment in India.
Through this project, under
the DIPP, we aim at expanding G2B services and enabling a better business experience
in India.
I am pleased to announce that after a rigorous competitive selection process,
we have chosen Infosys as our partner for this project, as it leverages its
global consulting experience, focus on quality and strong Indian values of
service to design and implement this project."

Through the eBiz project, the government 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 life cycle, namely through the pre-establishment,
commencement, operations, expansion and when required, closure stages of the

Commenting on the win, Binod H.R, senior VP and Head, (India
Business Unit), Infosys Technologies said, "Being awarded the eBiz Project
under DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, is a significant achievement for
Infosys in the Indian market. Through this project, we will be partnering with
the government to create better governance, transparency and ease of use for
businesses in India."

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