Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services are a major Indian IT contractor, who have worked extensively on the Aadhaar identity system.[1]

They are also delivering the MyAccount system for the Scottish Improvement Service.[2]

Aadhar contracts

Tata Consultancy Services were awarded contracts to deliver “Re-design, maintenance and support of UIDAI portal”, “Biometric devices” and “Piped Data Connectivity” by 2011 for the Indian state’s Aadhaar identity system.[3]

Aadhaar payment system

Tata have integrated Aadhaar with a payment system, Merchant Pay.[4]

“Consumers will be able to transact at a Merchant Pay-enabled store by using their fingerprint to confirm their identity, provided their Aadhaar number is registered with their bank.”[5]

Scottish myaccount system

Tata are “technology partners” to the Improvement Service to deliver the MyAccount system, now used by nearly half of the Scottish population.[6]

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References

  1. Understanding the UID Aadhaar project and IT's role in its success ComputerWeekly.com, September 2011
  2. myaccount scoops award for citizen engagement improvementservice.org.uk
  3. Understanding the UID Aadhaar project and IT's role in its success ComputerWeekly.com, September 2011
  4. http://www.reuters.com/article/brief-tata-consultancy-services-launches-idUSFWN1HX079 BRIEF-Tata Consultancy Services launches Merchant Pay] Reuters, 25 April 2017
  5. Tata Consultancy Services starts Aadhar-enabled payment platform indiatimes.com 25 April 2017
  6. myaccount scoops award for citizen engagement improvementservice.org.uk