Jan 062012

All the BSF personnel posted in 237 locations will now be able to access their personal data from wherever they are posted.

Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today launched ‘Intranet Prahari Project’ which was implemented by NIIT Technologies Ltd, for Border Security Force (BSF) personnel.

“This is a major benefit from the Intranet Prahari Projet apart from efficient office management which will help in quick decision making,” said¬†Chidambaram.

Under this project, worth Rs. 229 crores, network connectivity has been extended up to Battalion level i.e to 237 locations of Border Security Force.

State-of-the-Art Data Centres have been established; the Main Data Centre; a Disaster Recovery Data Centre (in a different seismic zone) and Mini Data Centres at Frontier HQrs for data storage. Sufficient cyber security measures to ensure network security and to prevent data loss or pilferage have been incorporated.

The system will facilitate operational analysis, efficient planning in the domain of procurement, finance and manpower management resulting in quicker and better decision making and is also expected to considerably reduce paper work.

For successful and seamless implementation, an extensive training programme had been embarked upon. Advanced IT training was imparted to around 150 officers and subordinates officers.

Around 20,000 personnel were given training on the fundamentals of computers and on the software application developed under this project. (ANI)

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