Indian Government Organizations investing heavily in citizen centric technologies, says SAP

Written by Mehak Chawla | New Delhi | Updated: Nov 26 2013, 21:26pm hrs
SAP India, a subsidiary of SAP AG, has announced that it will continue to accelerate innovation and develop unique solutions that enables government in its goal to provide best possible services, security, and infrastructure for the citizens of India.

SAP works closely with leading government organizations to address growing urbanization, demands for accountability, rising citizen service requirements, and safety expectations across various sectors including transport infrastructure, utilities, urban city planning agencies, oil & gas, steel and Mines and Defense.

Their implementations include Mumbai Municipal Corporation, where it helps more than 1 Crore 25 Lakh Citizens with 200 Citizen Services. Airports Authority of India which manages 125 airports, providing air navigation services over 2.8 million square nautical miles of air space, also benefits from SAP solutions.

To grow and respond quickly to change, the government today understands the need for cutting-edge IT tools and harmonized information and processes across service to accommodate changing citizen needs, legislation, policies, and programs, said Mathew Thomas, Vice President - Strategic Industries, SAP India. SAP is committed to collaborate with government organisations and support its agenda to improve and integrate the administrative processes, thereby delivering tangible benefits to the citizens, he added.

Recent public sector organizations that have joined this trend and opted for SAP technology to transact, move, store, process and analyze data in real time include Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited, Department of Posts (DoP), Indian Navy, The Finance Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP), Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd., Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd.