Wipro Infotech a unit of the software services firm Wipro Limited has bagged Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) contract worth INR 1182 crore in Banglore. This outsourced contract is spread over a time-period of six and a half years. This project which is called 'Panchdeep' was offered on a Built-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) model through a global tender. The other contenders in the bid for the tender were TCS and Infosys.
This project of ESIC aims at improving healthcare services to its beneficiaries by providing online facilities to employers and insured people for registration, payment of premium and disbursement of cash benefits.
The five parts of this project are called “pehchan, milap, pashan, dhanwantri and pragati” which include identification of more than one crore subscribers and their family members covered under ESIC and connecting all locations of ESIC.