PNB Housing Finance sanctions IT networking drive

by Amit Tripathi    Nov 04, 2003

Delhi-based PNB Housing Finance is planning to centralize its 25 branches throughout India.

Speaking exclusively to CXOtoday, Saurav Thakurta, IT head, PNB Housing, said, “Our basic aim is to put all our distributed databases on the network, and we are in the process of finalizing bidders for the project.

Thakurta added, Our servers are Unix based with Oracle at the back-end, and Visual Basic running the front-end.

PNB Housing Finance has 22 branches spread across the country, and 3 new additions will be completed soon.

Service providers like Satyam, HCL Technologies and Jaipur based Natural Technologies have already bid for the project.

According to sources, approximately Rs 5-10 Crore will be pumped into the ‘IT revamp, over a period of 4-5 months.

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