Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Government has paid Rs 164 crores for the new IT portal


Government paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys for new I-T portal: MoS Pankaj Chaudhary
NEW DELHI: The public authority paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys to construct the new annual duty e-documenting entryway between January 2019 and June 2021, Parliament was educated on Monday. 

"The agreement for Integrated e-documenting and Centralized Processing Center (CPC 2.0) Project was granted through an open delicate distributed on Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) to Infosys Ltd, the Managed Service Provider on the most minimal expense premise. 

"Since January 2019 till June 2021, the aggregate sum paid to Infosys is Rs 164.5 crore under this undertaking," pastor of state for finance Pankaj Chaudhary said in a composed answer to the Lok Sabha. 

He said the Union Cabinet on January 16, 2019, gave its endorsement for this undertaking at an expense of Rs 4,241.97 crore for a time of 8.5 years, including payout to the Managed Service Provider (MSP), GST, lease, postage and task the board cost. 

On June 7 this year, the public authority dispatched the new annual duty e-documenting entryway as a feature of the coordinated e-recording and unified preparing focus 2.0 undertaking. 

Chaudhary said citizens, charge experts and different partners have detailed errors in the working of the new entryway. Issues experienced by citizens relate to slow working of the entryway, non accessibility of specific functionalities or specialized issues in functionalities. 

"Infosys has recognized the specialized issues in the working of the entryway. The Income Tax office is persistently drawn in with Infosys to assist the goal of any forthcoming issues. The venture is administered by the agreement between the Income Tax office and Infosys Ltd in regard of any errors affecting the agreements of the agreement," the clergyman said. 

He further said Infosys has educated that specialized issues saw in the working of the entryway are persistently being settled. 

A portion of the underlying issues experienced by citizens in regards to gradualness of the entryway, non-accessibility of specific functionalities or specialized issues in functionalities have been relieved. 

The expense division is taking remedial measures through Infosys dependent on criticism from citizens, charge experts and agents of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Chaudhary added.

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