Wipro to manage Punjab Government Tax Management for 5 Years

Wipro Infotech has been selected by the Department of Excise & Taxation, Government of Punjab, to deploy the Tax Management System across the State.

As part of the scope, Wipro will be responsible for design, implementation and management of IT infrastructure and outsourced transaction processing along with other support activities. This includes procurement, deployment, operations and maintenance of the Department’s IT infrastructure at various project locations as well as  data migration, setting up of various front windows, training, helpdesk  and maintenance activities. Migration of the application and data as required for implementation of GST is also a part of the project.

This includes procurement, deployment, operations and maintenance of the Department’s IT infrastructure at various project locations as well as  data migration, setting up of various front windows, training, helpdesk  and maintenance activities. Migration of the application and data as required for implementation of GST is also a part of the project.Migration of the application and data as required for implementation of GST is also a part of the project.

There are 23 tax districts in Punjab for which there are about 100 offices at all levels. The revenue is collected in the shape of various levies such as Taxes, Excise duties and fees, etc. To implement this, the Government created an autonomous body called Excise and Taxation Technical Services Agency (ETTSA). ETTSA selected Wipro to deploy and manage the solution for the Department of Excise and Taxation, Punjab.

Speaking on the occasion, Vivek Sharma, General Manager & Business Head, Government and Defence Vertical, Wipro, said, “We plan to deploy IT systems and services that are extremely robust, scalable and flexible to ensure efficient payment and collection of taxes across the state,We plan to deploy IT systems and services that are extremely robust, scalable and flexible to ensure efficient payment and collection of taxes across the state.”

Wipro would also undertake design, development, customization, testing and rollout of the Application Software across the state including support for a period of 5 years. The engagement includes migration of the application and data to the new Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime when it is rolled out nationally.

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