Business Wire India
4G Identity Solutions wins PDS Automation contract from Government of Bihar
Empowering the citizens of Bihar with greater transparency and assured delivery
January 28, 2014

4G Identity Solutions Private Limited (4Gid), leader and pioneer in providing Identity Management and E-Governance Solutions announced today that they have won the contract of System Integrator for implementation of automation & monitoring of Public Distribution System (PDS) for Government of Bihar. The main components that would be implemented as part of this contract are GPS-based Fleet Tracking for grain transportation, Inventory Management, Integrated Weight Management System, Management Information System (MIS), SMS-based Information Dissemination and Public Grievance Redressal System.

The Government of India passed the National Food Security Bill and has come into force as the National Food Security Act, 2013 with effect from July 5, 2013. The basic objective of this Act is to ensure adequate quantity of quality food and nutritional security to the people at affordable price. The Government of Bihar plans to implement the Food Security Bill in the state by February 2014 through this Project. With this project implementation, public delivery system of PDS would drastically improve by introducing computerization of all record keeping, inventory management, food grain flow from FCI/SFC warehouses and lastly, up to the consumer distribution level at the fair price shops.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Sreeni Tripuraneni, Chairman and CEO of 4G Identity Solutions said “We are happy to contribute towards improving efficiency and effectiveness of India’s Public Distribution System that is an important constituent of Government’s strategy for poverty eradication. With the current contract of backend PDS automation, 4Gid would be uniquely placed in the PDS domain that has expertise and experience in automation of entire PDS system”.

Earlier 4G Identity Solutions has successfully delivered Centralized Online Real-Time Electronic (CORE) PDS for Government of Chhattisgarh in 2012, Biometric Ration Cards de-duplication project for Government of Andhra Pradesh in 2009 and End-End PDS Life Cycle Implementation till last mile beneficiary authentication for Government of Orissa in 2008 and ongoing maintenance of the system.

About 4G Identity Solutions:
4G Identity Solutions Private Limited (4Gid) is leading system Integrator in E-Governance and Identity Management using Biometric, Smart Card and Information and Communication (ICT) technologies. 4Gid specializes as an End-to-End Identity Management Solutions provider & System Integrator in Civil ID, Homeland Security & Law Enforcement for wide ranging clients that include Governments, Corporates, Banks and Defence sectors. 4G has to its credit executed some of the world’s largest ID management projects for Governments, International organizations, PSUs and Large Corporates.

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