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Wipro wins ESIC’s Panchdeep project

Wipro wins ESIC’s Panchdeep project
PTI
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First Published: Thu, Mar 12 2009. 05 09 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Mar 12 2009. 05 09 PM IST
Bangalore: Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has awarded its “panchdeep” project to improve healthcare facilities to infotech major Wipro.
Wipro has been selected to implement the ESIC’s project aimed at improving healthcare services to its beneficiaries by providing online facilities to employers and insured people for registration, payment of premium and disbursement of cash benefits, a statement from Wipro said here Thursday.
The five parts of this project are “pehchan, milap, pashan, dhanwantri and pragati” which include identification of more than one crore subscribers and their family members covered under ESIC and connecting all locations of ESIC.
ESIC invited three bids for the project “Panchdeep” on Built-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) model through a global tender. It received three bids from top IT giants — TCS, WIPRO and Infosys.
After evaluation ESIC awarded the six-and-a-half year project to Wipro.
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First Published: Thu, Mar 12 2009. 05 09 PM IST