- To digitise information for the world’s largest Census operation in the world
- Project to spread across the country involving states, towns, districts, taluk and village level indexing
- Specialised software for innovative system Integration application to be deployed
HCL Infosystems India’s premier hardware, services and ICT system Integration company today announced the awarding of a prestigious contract by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for Census of India. HCL Infosystems will be collaborating with the Government of India to digitise the data generated from Census of India project for the year 2010 –11. This project will involve an epic task of digitising data collected across the country including maintenance, indexing, scanning and storage at a central repository.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. J.V. Ramamurthy, President and COO, HCL Infosystems said “HCL Infosystems has a legacy of partnering and implementing large nation building projects successfully over the years in the country and to be involved with the Census of India is a matter of pride for us. We deeply appreciate the Government’s vision to utilise technology as a driver for growth and look forward to partner in this task that involves every Indian citizen. HCL Infosystems, a leading player in various System Integration verticals, will continue to develop technology that truly touches lives”.
The project will involve processing all data captured including images and would also require extraction of information in English language format. Specialised software and other tools like Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) will be deployed for extraction and cross verification. Under the scope, HCL Infosystems will digitise the information gathered from approximately 55 Cr. survey forms and 110 Cr., images. The information will then be stored at a central repository gathered from 15 different project locations across the country.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US $ 2.5 billion (Rs. 12,057 crores) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power. HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, and many more.
HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers alike. HCL Infosystems has a 100% subsidiary that addresses the physical security technology system integration market. The subsidiary leverages technology to build a security framework called ‘Safe State’ that safe guard’s life, infrastructure & society. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in