Union Home Minister, P Chidambaram, launched the Intranet Prahari Project today at the CGO Complex, New Delhi. All BSF Jawans posted in 237 locations will now be able to access their personal data from wherever they are posted.
Rs. 229 crores have been spent under this project to extend network connectivity up to Battalion level, and established state of the art Data Centres; apart from the Main Data Centre, a Disaster Recovery Data Centre (in a different seismic zone) and Mini Data Centres at Frontier HQrs for data storage have been set up. Sufficient cyber security measures to ensure network security and to prevent data loss or pilferage have been incorporated.
The Intranet Prahari Project (IPP) is an ERP Solution through NIIT Technologies for BSF wherein all major processes such as finance, inventory management, operations and personnel information have been automated and integrated to act as a robust and quick decisions support system and for consolidated view of data by higher echelons and for various analyses, and is expected to considerably reduce paperwork.
This will benefit about 20,000 BSF personnel posted in 237 locations. “This is a major benefit from the Intranet Prahari Project apart from efficient office management which will help in quick decision making,” said Chidambaram. All BSF Jawans will now be able to access their personal data from wherever they are posted.