Ernst and Young selected as consultant for UIDAI

EY to charge Rs 7.05 Crore for three years

PTI | March 2, 2010



Global consultancy firm, Ernst and Young has been selected as a project management consultant to the government's ambitious project --Unique Identification Authority of India.

The advisory firm has been selected for consultancy services to set up the Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) and selection of Managed Service Provider (MSP), a statement from the Authority said today.

The Authority, headed by Infosys founder Nandan Nilekani, had invited technical and commercial bids in an open tender in December, 2009.

"Based on the evaluation of the Technical and Financial Bids of the seven bidders, the bid of Ernst & Young was found to be the lowest at a price of Rs 7.05 crore for a period of three years.

"UIDAI has issued an offer letter for hiring of the consultancy services on February 26, 2010," the statement said.

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