As part of its efforts to promote Ease of doing Business through digital transformation and build a world class port infrastructure in the country, the Indian Ports Association (IPA) has appointed Tech Mahindra as the Managed Service Provider for the five major ports at Mumbai ,Kolkata, Chennai, Deendayal Port and Paradip Port Trust. Tech Mahindra is partnering with world class leading players like SAP, Envision, CISCO, Dell, etc. to execute the project.
The proposed Enterprise Business System will comprise of three core solution components – Port Operations Solution, standard ERP solutions, and auxiliary solutions, and would tightly integrate with Port Community System (PCS) and other retained applications of ports, Enterprise Business standard processes and shared infrastructure on cloud, making it next generation modern system which will serve ports purpose in coming years. The project implementation and stabilisation period is 20 months and operations & maintenance support is for 5 years.