TCS signed a deal with India Post to transform country's mail delivery system

India's largest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has partnered with the Department of Posts in a bid to transform it into a multi-service digital hub, modernise the delivery of mail and packages, enhance customer experience, and launch innovative services that will drive new revenues.
Vamsi Athreya

Last Updated: Apr 23,2019 11:42 IST

TCS signed a deal with India Post to transform country's mail delivery system

TCS signed a deal with India Post to transform country's mail delivery system

23 April 2019 Current Affairs:

India's largest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has partnered with the Department of Posts in a bid to transform it into a multi-service digital hub, modernise the delivery of mail and packages, enhance customer experience, and launch innovative services that will drive new revenues.
In 2013, TCS had announced receiving an over Rs 1,100 crore multi-year contract from the Department of Posts (DoP) for an end-to-end IT modernisation programme.
Core System Integration (CSI) program designed and implemented by TCS, involved deploying an integrated ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution that caters to mail operations, finance and accounting, and HR functions, and connects its vast network of more than 150,000 post offices, making this the largest distributed ePostal network in the world.
TCS is the same company that, along with the Ministry of External Affairs, revamped India’s passport services through the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) initiative and ‘Student Connect’.
About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS):
It is an Indian multinational information technology (IT) service and consulting company.
It is the second largest Indian company by market capitalization.
Founded: 1968
Founders: Faquir Chand Kohli, J. R. D. Tata, Tata Sons
Headquarters: Mumbai
About India Post:
Founded: 1 April 1854
Founder: Government of India
Headquarters: New Delhi
Subsidiary: India Post Payments Bank

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