Infosys Technologies Ltd, India’s No. 2 software services exporter, said on Tuesday that it has won a contract to design, develop and support a portal for the ministry of commerce and industry. The duration of the contract is 10 years, Infosys said in a statement.
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.
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 life cycle, namely through the pre-establishment, commencement, operations, expansion and when required, closure stages of the business.
Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.