NIIT bags Rs 228 cr e-gov project

Company to set-up intranet project Prahari for Borders' Security Force

GN Bureau | February 10, 2010



NIIT technology, a leading IT solution company has bagged a Rs 228 crore project from the Border security force (BSF) called intranet Prahari project

The project involves setting up of the complete infrastructure, network and applications to facilitate operations management, integrated financial activities and human resources management for the force.

The shares of NIIT gained Rs 12.65, or 8%, to trade at Rs 170.80 following the deal.

Arvind Thakur CEO, NIIT Technologies was happy at bagging the project. “We are privileged to serve the force in this manner. Our rich experience of engaging with and implementing turn-key assignments for paramilitary organizations will add value to our engagement with BSF,” he said.

The supply and set-up of the entire infrastructure of the project includes establishment of a central data center, 10 mini data centers, a disaster recovery center and infrastructure in a total of 230 sector headquarters and battalions. Applications on state-of-the-art technology would be configured and deployed across data centers and remote locations.

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