Strengthens Company’s participation in large System Integration programs
New Delhi, India, 27th August, 2012, Monday :- Coforge Ltd. (NSE: Coforge), a leading global IT solutions organization today announced that it has been selected as the system integrator for implementation of the ambitious Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) for the state of Odisha. CCTNS is a comprehensive and integrated nationwide system designed to help the police investigate crime and detect criminals with a view to enhance security and improve service to citizens. The value of the engagement is Rs.43 Crores, taking the total order value from this program to Rs.347 Crores.
The implementation of CCTNS in the state of Odisha will facilitate digitization of police records of last 10 years, approximately 25 lacs records in total. This will help in linking 581 police stations, connecting 728 locations. Coforge will be training 28000 police personnel across the state of Odisha to help getting them familiarized with the digitization know-how.
Commenting on this win, Mr. Arvind Mehrotra, President- Asia Pacific, Coforge, said, “Adding yet another state to our portfolio for the implementation of CCTNS for Odisha is an endorsement of Coforge’ leadership in providing IT solutions to the government. The Company has a history of successful implementations with IT programs in Defence and Home Affairs”.
Under CCTNS project, investigating officers will have technology and information to facilitate investigation of crime and detection of criminals through use of IT. It will also help in tracking progress of cases at ground level and in Courts and help in speedy disposals. The system is meant to improve connectivity and enhance crime fighting capabilities of the Police by facilitating collection, storage, retrieval, analysis, transfer and sharing of data by the police in the country.
Coforge is a global IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Enterprise Solutions, Managed Services and Business Process Management to organizations in few select industry segments with dominant share in Travel and Transport. Coforge follows the higher standards of operations which includes ISO 9001:2008 certification, assessment at Level 5 of both SEI-CMMi version 1.2 and People-CMM frameworks, ISO 27001 information security management certification. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.
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Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) is a comprehensive and integrated system initiated by the Union government for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing in the country. The system has been designed to create a nationwide IT-enabled system to help the police investigate crime and detect criminals. CCTNS will connect and share real-time information and data on crime and criminals throughout the states and country thereby strengthening the information base of the investigating officers. With the completion of CCTNS implementation in the country, over 14,000 police stations around 6,000 district police headquarters, fingerprint bureaus and forensic science laboratories in the country will be linked to a common IT platform enabling the investigating officials to get the data of any criminal at the click of a mouse.
For more information, please visit http://ncrb.nic.in/cctns.htm
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.