French technology firm Atos, recently announced that it has signed a contract with Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City Limited (PCSCL) to create a comprehensive e-Governance platform for Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC).
The digitally transformed PCSCL e-Governance platform will offer a robust, flexible, scalable, integrated, and transparent system that will enable the business processes of over eight zones and 32 wards of the civic body across Pimpri-Chinchwad city in Maharashtra.
This will include SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Geographical Information System (GIS), Digital Workflows, and Business Intelligence solutions. “We expect to have a GIS-enabled Enterprise Resource Planning Solution at PCMC with an end-to-end computerization of the corporation functioning using geographical information in the most optimal way for our operation and to provide services to citizens efficiently and effectively,”
said Shravan Hardikar CEO & Director, PCSCL. “We expect that our corporation will benefit from the simplification and rationalizations of our business processes and the smooth flow of information enabled by the modern, robust computer systems and digital transformation,” said Hardikar, Commissioner PCMC.
The Atos solution will be customized for PCSCL and deployed in two years and will be maintained for five years. The company would develop and implement a GIS that would involve a door-to- door survey of the city properties and a modern Leader (LIDAR) Survey to map the government and private properties to help better management of assets and property tax. It would develop and implement digital workflows to modernize and digitalize the bouquet of citizen services offered by the corporation with an aim to become a paperless office. This will enable the corporation to provide online and updated reports and derive business intelligence and help in decision-making processes.
“We are privileged to work alongside the PCSCL and their extensive team of officials to design and build a solution to realize the civic body’s e-Governance vision and their digital transformation journey. Atos has leveraged its public sector experience to bring in the best of industry solutions in the area of e-Governance,” said Umar Ali Shaikh, Head of India National Business at Atos. Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City Limited (PCSCL) is formed by Pimpri-Chinchwad Corporation (PCMC) and Maharashtra State Government is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the development of a smart city in Pimpri-Chinchwad.