23th September 2008
IndiaOneStop interviews Dr. Mohan Kaul, Director General, Commonwealth Business Council.
Kolkata, India, September 23, 2008: ?The balance of power is shifting with the emergence of China, India, Brazil, etc.? and ?the reality of the economic benefits and sensitivities of free trade is now understood by all despite their negotiating stance at international trade forum?, says the Director-General of the Commonwealth Business Council, Dr. Mohan Kaul. In an interview with Amitabha Sen, Dr Kaul dealt with wide ranging issues including problems and prospects of Doha talks, potential of Africa?s emergence as a global player in meeting food requirement, India?s crucial role in capacity building for outsourcing in Africa.
?I believe that the developed countries are fundamentally opposed to the safeguards trigger being proposed and if they condone this in any way it will weaken their negotiating position?, he observed. As a leading power in the South-East Asia region India sets the example for others, he said.
The Commonwealth Business Council has carried Dr. Kaul's interview with IndiaOneStop in their official website under News column in CBC Home page (www.cbcglobal.org).
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18th September 2008
TSG closes first Enterprise Agreement order from OCL India Ltd.
Kolkata, India, September 18, 2008: Technology Solutions Group (TSG) has closed an Enterprise Agreement order with OCL India Ltd.The Three-year Enterprise Agreement (EA) order for Microsoft from OCL also includes a Microsoft CRM 4.0 to be implemented by Ontrack.
OCL INDIA LIMITED, (formerly ORISSA CEMENT LIMITED) www.oclindialtd.in , widely known as OCL, was incorporated as Public Limited Company in1949. Initially set up for manufacturing cement gradually under a major diversification progarmme, the company entered the field of refractory manufacturing in the year 1954.
Over the years, OCL has grown into one of the largest refractory plants in the country, producing widest spectrum of high quality refractories.
Subhamoy Roychoudhury VP- TSG said ?This is a result of excellent team work shown by the members who have been working relentlessly on implementation of latest Technology upgrades?. This is the first order this year and the second EA for Microsoft
6 September 2008
Tendertimes.com bags Kolkata Metro Railway order
Kolkata, India, September 6, 2008: Ontrack's flagship portal and India's First Tender Web Daily, Tendertimes.com is back in news again with bagging an order from Metro Railway, Kolkata. The scope of work includes "Creating and Hoisting of Tender Notice on Website for the Notice period and subsequently Creating and Hoisting of Tender Documents with link to the Tender Notice and supplying of print out of Tender Documents with binding."
The order, to be executed within a period of one year, covers 6-7 major departments of Metro Railway, Kolkata.
Launched in 2000 tendertimes.com, India's First Tender Web Daily, publishes tender notices and documents from various government and public sector enterprises in India.
The web service is owned and operated by Ontrack Systems Limited(www.ontrackindia.com).
28 August 2008
Ontrack signs agreement with AIMS College for Industry Academy partnership
Ontrack Systems Limited, ( www.ontrackindia.com ) today signed an agreement with AIMS Syndicate , Durgapur (www.abschool.in) for an Industry Academy partnership . As per the agreement Ontrack will roll out a new program called PERP (Program for Enterprise Ready Professionals) which will prepare students of AIMS for corporate readiness when they pass out. The students undergoing PERP at AIMS will all be groomed to join Ontrack in the year 2010- 2011 when they graduate. It is expected that the first batch of PERP will generate certified Technical consultants , Project Managers, Sales & Marketing Professionals, Finance , HR professionals and functional & domain consultants who will be industry ready when they complete their formal education.
PERP is embedded into the academic program and will involve additional 1200 hours of training, grooming & mentoring which will be conducted by qualified and experienced professionals from the industry. ?We are very excited with this partnership and we are quite confident that PERP would provide the much needed corporate readiness required from first time job seekers. Our pool of experts and mentors are drawn from all industries globally. We are constantly engaged in identifying current industry expectations and are keeping the content of PERP very current such that students can just start producing the day they join an organisation? said Joy Mukherjee, Program Manager ? PERP.
Speaking on this development Mr. Sudip Dutta Ray, Director, AIMS said ? This is a very unique industry academic partnership and we are very proud to associate ourselves with Ontrack in this initiative. This partnership will be strengthened with world class facilities when our new 2 acre campus in the heart of Durgapur would get ready in 2010. We will be able to accommodate over 3000 students in our new campus and create a centre of excellence in partnership with Ontrack and other companies?.
31 July 2008
Ontrack to acquire IQ Technologies, USA
Kolkata, India, July 31, 2008:Ontrack Systems Limited, ( www.ontrackindia.com ) has agreed to acquire US based IQ Technologies LLC, an IT services company with a wholly owned subsidiary FAST India (Pvt) Limited based out of Bangalore with development centre in Bangalore & Trichy, India. The acquisition will strengthen Ontrack?s entry into the North American market while opening new opportunities for the company to cross-sell services across the existing customer base of both companies. The deal also represents a major opportunity for the FAST Management to join hands with Ontrack management and be in a position to aggressively offer consulting and software services to clients in North America, Europe, India and Australia.
?High quality management teams are crucial to build a world class ICT company,? said B Hari, Chief Executive Officer of Ontrack. ?By combining the two companies, we will strengthen our Global Management team with near shore and off shore service delivery capabilities with an existing customer base in North America, Australia, Europe and India. This initiative opens up tremendous opportunities for acquiring new customers, and offers an enhanced range of services to our existing customers in these locations. FAST is a SAP Business One Partner with industry ready add-on products which have already been deployed in some of our client installations and Ontrack?s SAP Business One practice will now add additional delivery capabilities due to this transaction. FAST & IQT have exceptional Management & Technical teams and we are very optimistic about our future business.?
Founded in 2000 by Bindhu Aravapalli and Mithra Bindhu, IQ Technologies offers ICT services to companies in North America..
?Our vision for IQ Tech & FAST has been to build a globally competitive organization and provide high quality services to our customers,? said Bindhu Aravapalli . We believe Ontrack provides us a great platform to fulfill this vision?
The entire FAST Management and service delivery teams in India will work together after the integration is completed.
05 July 2008
Ontrack qualifies for the 2008 Microsoft Dynamics President?s Club: Second year in succession
Kolkata, India, July 05, 2007:Ontrack Systems Limited achieves membership of the prestigious 2008 Microsoft Dynamics President?s Club for the second consecutive year.
Doug Kennedy, Vice President, Dynamics Partners, Microsoft in a communication to Sandip Mukherjee, Head- Microsoft Dynamics Practice said ?Congratulations on being named to the 2008 President?s Club for Microsoft Dynamics! You have achieved quite an accomplishment to earn your way into this group that represents the top 5% of all Dynamics Partners. Thank you again for your commitment to Microsoft Dynamics.?, said Doug Kennedy, Vice President, Dynamics Partners, Microsoft in a communication to Sandip Mukherjee, Head- Microsoft Dynamics Practice at Ontrack Systems.
The President?s Club is a significant milestone and is reserved for the top channel partners of Microsoft Dynamics. 2008 President?s Club program recognizes exceptional sales and customer add performance for Microsoft Dynamics solutions during the Microsoft 2007 fiscal year, which spans July 01, 2007 through June 30, 2008.. The eligibility requirements and sales accelerators are designed to drive new customer revenue and year over year growth while at the same time encouraging partners to upgrade their existing customers to the latest Microsoft Dynamics versions.
Sandip Mukherjee voices the company?s pride and excitement in joining this prestigious group for the second year in succession and expresses gratitude to the esteemed clients and the members of the delivery team, and all members of Ontrack family".
2 July 2008
ERP School to start Post Graduate Diploma course
Kolkata, India, July 2, 2008: ERP School (www.erpschool.in) today announced the launch of one year Post Graduate Diploma course in ERP & BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT. Students can choose either Microsoft Dynamics NAV or SAP Business One as ERP subject. This course is aimed at transforming B Com / B.A. / B.Sc Graduate students into Certified ERP Professionals with hands-on work experience on Live Project for over 250 days. Students would also be awarded a stipend for the entire duration of this hands-on project work in Microsoft Dynamics NAV or SAP Business One.
Mr.Debashis Basu, Executive Vice President - ERP School said ?The new one year post graduate diploma course would transform graduate students into a proficient ERP Consultant with real time ERP project work experience?. Mr.Basu further added ?After completing this course ? students would have an edge in the highly competitive job market?.About ERP School:
Ontrack ERP School (www.erpschool.in) is singularly focussed on creating industry-ready, certified professionals for the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) industry with a vision "To create high performance ERP consultants who will make a significant impact in the ERP marketplace.? The School currently offers course on SAP ?Business One? certified consultants in partnership with SAP, and Consultants for ?Microsoft Dynamics NAV?.
10 June 2008
Tendertimes.com bags NALCO contract
Kolkata, India, June 10, 2008: Ontrack?s flagship portal and India?s First Tender Web Daily, Tendertimes.com has signed a rate contract with National Aluminium Company Limited (www.nalcoindia.com), a public sector enterprise of the Government of India based at Bhubaneswar in Orissa, India.
The project involves hosting of tender notices and bid documents on www.tendertimes.com during the currency of the tender and subsequent archiving. There will be links to the details of the tender from the summary in the Tendertimes.com portal.
"We consider this a prestigious breakthrough and are confident of a long association with NALCO" said Suparna Dasgupta Roy, VP and Head -tendertimes.com.
Incorporated in 1981, as a public sector enterprise of the Government of India, NALCO is Asia's largest integrated aluminium complex, encompassing bauxite mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting and casting, power generation, rail and port operations. Commissioned during 1985-87, Nalco has emerged to be a star performer in production and export of alumina and aluminium, and more significantly, in propelling a self-sustained growth. NALCO, the flagship PSU of the Ministry of Mines, and India?s largest manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium, has been granted the Navratna status by the Department of Public Enterprises, Govt. of India. Navratna status is conferred on select Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE), on becoming significant players in the economic development of the country.About tendertimes.com:
Launched in 2000 tendertimes.com, India?s First Tender Web Daily, publishes tender notices and documents from various government and public sector enterprises in India.The web service is owned and operated by Ontrack Systems Limited (www.ontrackindia.com).
25 May 2008
Ontrack to offer E-Learning course - Partners with Clydebank College of Scotland
Kolkata, India, May 25, 2008: Revolutions have always begun from the world of words and ideas. It comes as no surprise that education is breaking all predefined boundaries to weave its own attractive web in the Internet.
Geography is History.
It is said that there are two reasons why we learn; some learning is essentially forced on us while the other is what we sit back and enjoy. E-Learning has brought back the joy in learning through its innovative, interactive content and delivery.
Getlearning.net, developed by Clydebank College to deliver learning opportunities to students whether they are at home, at work or indeed anywhere where they are connected on computer to the internet. Harnessing the power of broadband technology, getlearning.net delivers high quality courses to students who would like to learn through this new innovative technology.
Ontrack Systems signed an agreement today to partner with Clydebank College, Scotland (www.clydebank.ac.uk )
The partnership enables Ontrack to use and sell e-learning content of over 7000 hours in various topics over the internet. "We also will become a testing centre for several certifications and will work as an extended arm of Clydebank College in India. We have also plans to work in partnership to develop new courseware suitable for our markets" said Mr. B.Hari, MD- Ontrack Systems.
Mr.Robin Ghosh, Director Ontrack Systems elaborated and said ?This partnership also includes a course called International Computer Driving Licence. (ICDL). ICDL and ECDL have been defined and developed by the European Commission to ensure that basic computing skills are tested on every person looking for any employment. The Getlearning platform and contents have been built over years spending millions of dollars and we intend to use it for administering to students at our ERP School (www.erpschool.in)."
There are millions of people in over 100 countries who have certified for ECDL and now Ontrack would offer this course (online learning) and also certify people who register for this course.
Mr.B.Hari further said "I am pretty excited about the ICDL since this could open up online training possibilities for millions in India to get an internationally recognised certificate".
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21 May 2008
FAIRFEST to run on SAP B1 ? Ontrack to implement
Kolkata, India, May 21, 2008: In an increasingly digital age, nothing can replace the power of human contact for establishing and maintaining business relations. Exhibitions are unique amongst new and established media in enabling customers, prospects and industry colleagues to meet face to face.
Fairfest Media Ltd. (www.fairfest.com), India?s leading independent trade fair organizer has engaged Ontrack for implementation of ?SAP Business One? solution to be integrated with their Customer Web Portal.
Soumyabrata Dutta, Head - SAP Practice at Ontrack said "At Fairfest we are developing a customer portal for Fairfest wherein their customers issue purchase orders for booking their seats in any event in India. This purchase order would hit the SAP system and the entire ERP solution would take care of all the bookings, invoicing, and customer relationship management. This would be implemented across 5 locations and would be acting as a centralized system."
According to Mr. Sanjiv Agarwal MD - Fairfest "We decided for SAP solution for its best practices readily available in our domain and could give us centralized control on the customers? bookings of all the events nationally with centralized accounts keeping track of the fund flow".
Starting on a pilot scale in 1989 with only one flagship event i.e. the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), Fairfest Media has emerged as one of the leading Professional Exhibition Organisers in the private sector in India.
20 May 2008
Ontrack to implement AXAPTA at BIG BOSS
Kolkata, India, May 20, 2008: The management at Big Boss Infotech realized that in order to manage their operations in 26 States with 15000 dealers, they needed a highly robust business solution to monitor and control the day to day activities, sending daily MIS report to all the BSNL Circle Offices across the country.
Big Boss Infotech Ltd. recently won the All India contract to sell/distribute BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) prepaid products/ services that include Mobile recharge coupons, India Telephone Cards, Web Phone Cards, Sancharnet cards, fixed line prepaid cards etc. through POS terminals or SMS for comprehensive circle option (exclusive basis) in 26 circles.
To meet this objective Mr. Vikas Bafna (MD ? Big Boss) and his team zeroed in on the robust ?Microsoft Dynamics AX? to be implemented by Ontrack Systems Limited, a purchase order to this effect was recently received by Mr. Sandip Mukherjee, Practice ? Head Microsoft Dynamics at Ontrack.
Sandip further said ?This is a huge project and the 1st Phase is to go live on 15th June 2008- The scope of work includes Accounting, PIN Allocation & Authorization, Purchase ? Import & Domestic, Sales & Marketing (including CRM), Scheme Management, HR & Payroll (1000 employees) to be implemented in their Headquarters at Kolkata and 26 Circle offices across the country (India).?
Big Boss InfoTech Limited is a reputed manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of computers and computer peripherals products and also specializes in erection & commissioning of elevators.
08 May 2008
MPS Group signs ?Microsoft Enterprise Agreement? with Ontrack
Kolkata, India, May 08, 2008: Ontrack?s Technology Solutions Group (TSG) has signed ?Microsoft Enterprise Agreement? with MPS Group of Companies for a period of three years.
?This is our first Enterprise agreement and a great achievement from Microsoft perspective too? said Subhamoy Roy Choudhury, VP - Technology Solutions Group at Ontrack.
An enterprise agreement between an Enterprise, Microsoft and, a partner is part of Microsoft?s gradual shifting towards annuity contracts where the enterprise instead of buying separate licenses for their use makes an agreement with Microsoft to use a stack of products for a longer period of time. Only big corporate houses having users in excess of two hundred and fifty users could go for this type of engagement.
Subhamoy further added ? This actually indicates a long term relationship with the customer and the trust and faith the customer has on both Microsoft technology and the partner company. This a landmark achievement both for Microsoft and Ontrack, being one of the few such agreements in this part of the country?
The MPS Group of Companies (www.mpsgroup.in) was incorporated in the year 1994, to maximize benefits for the maximum number of people through an Agro based, Eco-Friendly enterprise that turns to nature for infusing new-age State-of-the-Art management skills into age-old practices.
16 April 2008
Intellisys Australia is now Ontrack Systems (AUS) Pty Limited
Sydney, Australia, April 16, 2008: We at Intellisys Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd are pleased to announce the completion of the Ontrack merger with a name change from Intellisys Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd to Ontrack Systems (AUS) Pty Limited.
Intellisys's clients will not see a lot of change other than the name, but rather an enhancement of service delivery and a wider range of solutions all critical to building a high performing and world class IT Company.
B.Hari, Managing Director Ontrack Systems Limited said ?This acquisition of Intellisys Technology (Australia) Pty Ltd will strengthen Ontrack?s entry into the Australian market and open new opportunities for the company to offer a much broader range of services across the existing customer base?
"With a continued fresh and innovative approach to IT requirements our goal is to enable our team to bring greater value to companies, whilst ensuring we continue to build on our philosophy - Bring Life to your Business ", said Ganesh Natarajan, CEO Ontrack Systems (AUS) Pty Limited.
The name change is with immediate effect.
About Ontrack - Ontrack, a public limited company, has evolved as a matured player in the global IT and IT Enabled Services (ITES) markets. The company serves global customers and has offices in Kolkata, Chennai (India), London, Hemel Hempstead (UK), Abu Dhabi, Fujairah (UAE), Bilthoven (Netherlands) and now Australia with the recent acquisition. Employing around 150 people in India and 60 people in other parts of the world, around 75% of Ontrack?s current service revenues come from Europe with the balance coming from India and the Middle East.
For further Information please contact:Ganesh Natarajan
Phone: (02) 9248 0162 Mob: 0414 627 884
24 March 2008
RITES renews contract with tendertimes.com for the 9th consecutive year
Kolkata, India, March 24, 2008: RITES Ltd., the Government of India Enterprise has renewed contract with tendertimes.com for the 9th consecutive year for publishing of tenders issued by RITES Ltd., Kolkata. The scope of work includes "Creating and Hosting of Tender Notices on Website for the period of Notice and subsequent archiving".
?RITES Ltd. is one of our initial clients since the year 2000 soon after the launch of our service? said Suparna Dasgupta Roy, VP-tendertimes.com, ?and the relationship has strengthened over the years primarily due to the timely and effective service provided by our team? she added.
RITES (www.rites.com), a Government of India Enterprise is a multi-disciplinary ISO 9001 consultancy organization with extensive resources and the ability to deliver results, right on time. Been in business for more than a quarter of a century, RITES has scaled heights in different sectors of consultancy, starting first with railways, mostly abroad and later to other transportation sectors both in India and outside. RITES over the decades graduated to other infrastructure sectors. Presently, RITES has more than 40 on-going projects in various countries, worldwide.
17 March 2008
MPS commisions Ontrack to implement SAP Business One
Kolkata, India, March 17, 2008: MPS Industries & Agro Research Ltd ? (formerly known as MPS Financial Services & Research Ltd) part of the Kolkata ? based MPS Group (www.mpsgroup.in) has commissioned Ontrack to implement SAP Business One for streamlining their diverse activities that include - Multi Cold storage chamber, Agro technology and soon to be launched Green House project.
?We have already received a letter of intent today? said a beaming Sourav Pal, Sr. Executive ? Business Development SAP Business One at Ontrack and further added ?the implementation process would start soon?
The company further intends to construct, promote, improve and operate institutions, colleges for conducting professional courses (like MBA etc.), higher studies and consultancy research for Education.
The MPS Group of Companies was incorporated in the year 1994, to maximize benefits for the maximum number of people through an Agro based, Eco-Friendly enterprise that turns to nature for infusing new-age State-of-the-Art management skills into age-old practices.
07 March 2008
Brand Alloys to engage Ontrack for Microsoft Dynamics Navision
Kolkata, India, March 07, 2008: Convinced with the capability and expertise of Ontrack?s Microsoft Dynamics team, Brand Alloys Ltd. (www.brandalloys.in), a modernized steel manufacturing company has decided to engage Ontrack to provide all services related to Microsoft Dynamics Navision. An agreement to this effect was signed today by Mr.Viky Bansal, Managing Director Brand Alloys Ltd. in presence of officials from Microsoft and Ontrack.
?This is a big achievement for us. Brand Alloys Ltd., after using Navision for over a year has changed its existing Product & Implementation partner and decided to go with us only after thoroughly going through Ontrack?s capability in the Navision domain. This marks our entry into in the steel vertical? says an excited Sandip Mukherjee, Head-Microsoft Dynamics Practice at Ontrack.
Brand Alloys Ltd. established in 1996, is a ?captive unit? equipped with modernized steel foundry, R & D Lab, Machine Shop assembly and Structural Shop. The company specializes in metallurgy, casting, machining, fabrication and mechanical engineering. Their Heavy Engineering Unit has been prescribed as ?Class A? Foundry by RDSO, a premiere quality assurance institution of Indian Railways System and is an ISO 9001:2000 certified unit.
04 March 2008
HSBC Software commissions Ontrack to implement Microsoft Dynamics NAV ? AEP
Kolkata, India, March 04, 2008: HSBC Software Development (India) Private Limited, has commissioned Ontrack Systems for implementation of Annual Enhancement Plan (AEP) for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
The HSBC unit has opted for Enhancement Plan for the third time since procurement of Microsoft Dynamics NAV license in 2006.
Sandip Mukherjee, Head- Microsoft Dynamics practice at Ontrack said ?Our belief - ?After Service Sales? has helped us successfully maintain continued relationship with all our clients and, HSBC is one of our initial clients?.
HSBC Software is one of Ontrack?s first referencible clients with Microsoft; details are available at:
HSBC Software Development (India) Private Limited, based at Pune, India is a group entity of HSBC developing solutions for HSBC's Group offices worldwide.
20 Feb 2008
Ontrack bags SIMOCO order
Kolkata, India, Feb 20, 2008:Simoco Telecommunications (South Asia) Limited (www.simoco.net) , a dynamic force in radio communications, providing a complete range of high-performance products and added value services, has decided to switch over to Microsoft Dynamics NAV from the existing solution mySAP. To have the new system installed in its Head Office and factory in the Salt Lake Electronics complex in Kolkata, Simoco has preferred Ontrack Systems Ltd among other service providers to assign this responsibility.
Simoco is switching over to new solution because "the interface of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is pretty simple and it resembles lot like MS office applications and I do hope that because of this the learning curve will be lot smoother," says Simoco Managing Director Sanjoy Ghosh. ?It?s a challenging job for OSL?s implementation Team as the system has to Go Live on 1st April 2008, the first day of the next fiscal year (2008-09). Initially they are going ahead with 15 concurrent users. We have accepted this huge challenge and we are confident we will make it,? asserted Sandip Mukherjee, Head-Microsoft Dynamics, OSL.
The functionalities of Microsoft Dynamics NAV will include (1) Finance & Accounts; (2) Fixed Assets Management; (3) Letter of Credit Management; (4) India Localization: Sales Tax, Service Tax, Excise, TDS, TCS, VAT; (5) Sales, Marketing, Dispatch & Receivables Management; (6) Purchase & Payables Management; (7) Inventory Management, (7) Production Management; and (8) Service Management.
Simoco has a successful track record of innovation and quality stretching back to more than 50 years, in radio communication planning for local authorities, police, military, fire and ambulance, utility companies, public and private transport, business user and security services. The company is poised to develop its reputation as a leading authority in providing complete communication solutions. Simoco has sales, service, research and manufacturing operations to meet the growing requirements of the entire world, with a particular focus for South Asian regions.
09 Feb 2008
Tendertimes.com continues to be the preferred choice for Durgapur Projects Ltd.
Kolkata, India, Feb 09, 2008: The multi-utility Durgapur Projects Ltd. (DPL) (www.thedurgapurprojectsltd.com) with primary focus being power generation and supply to the sprawling industrial belt of Durgapur has once again decided to bank on Ontrack?s flagship portal Tendertimes.com, India?s first Tender Web Daily. Close on the heels of expiry of current agreement, DPL has decided to continue publishing their tenders in Tendertimes.com.
The four-decade-old multi-utility growth propeller is one of the major planks of expansion and prosperity of West Bengal's industrial belt Durgapur that has whole gamut of manufacturing - from steel to mining machinery. DPL today is a renovated and upgraded power utility. A total of six units of different capacities have an aggregate 410-mega watt of installed capacity, has already made a mark in the market also as a manufacturer of world standard coke and coke oven gas for various metallurgical applications.
DPL?s extension of Service Agreement with Tendertimes.com includes hosting of Tender Notices on Website for the Notice period and subsequent archiving.
09 Jan 2008
Abu Dhabi based Khalifa Committee applies SMSXprez effectively
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, Jan 09, 2008: Thousands put their hopes in draw for just three flats.
With accommodation scarce, thousands of people are entering a draw to get hold of a flat through the Shaikh Khalifa Committee - and their numbers are increasing every day.
The committee has so far given 1,738 flats to the public. About 333,734 SMS entries have been received for the draw since its introduction in April 2007.
Click for the full coverage in Gulf News
About Khalifa Committee:
The growth in the infrastructure in Abu Dhabi owes much to the efforts made by the Department of Social Services and Commercial Buildings (also known as the Khalifa Committee).
07 Jan 2008
IndiaOneStop interviews Sanjay Puri, Chairman of the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC)
Kolkata, India, Jan 07, 2008: If the U.S.-India Civilian Nuclear Agreement (or Hyde Act) process fails, the U.S.-Indian relationship is certainly not going to backslide but surely it will slow down the pace of the deepening of the relationship, so feels Sanjay Puri, Chairman of the US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC). ?It will be negatively impacted and India?s image will clearly suffer in the eyes of American business interests and foreign policy elites, however, the shared values, the converging interests, the strategic imperatives will all remain,? he said in an exclusive interview with Amitabha Sen, Executive Editor of IndiaOneStop.com.
Click here for full text of the interview
Launched in 1998, IndiaOneStop.com an affiliate of The Wall Street Journal (Interactive Edition) is one of India?s earliest established global business portals.
The portal commands over 4.60 Million user visits from over 70 countries.
05 Jan 2008
Tendertimes.com continues to be the preferred choice for DPL and Kolkata Metro Railway
Kolkata, India, Jan 05, 2008: Ontrack?s flagship portal Tendertimes.com (TTC) has received work order from Metro Railway, Kolkata, covering 6-7 major departments of Metro Railway. The scope of work includes "Creating and Hosting of Tender Notice and Tender Documents on Website? and supply of bound printed version of Tender Documents.
Durgapur Projects Ltd (DPL), the Durgapur-based West Bengal Govt. Undertaking has further extended their contract with TTC. The scope of work of the order to be executed includes hosting of Tender Notice and archiving. Durgapur Projects Ltd (DPL), the four-decade-old multi-utility growth propeller, is one of the major planks of expansion and prosperity of West Bengal's industrial belt Durgapur that has whole gamut of manufacturing - from steel to mining machinery.
26 Dec 2007
Ontrack?s wins contract to implement SAP for a leading manufacturer for their GCC operations.
Kolkata, India, Dec 26, 2007: Ontrack has won a contract to implement SAP for a leading manufacturer for their GCC operations. The company is a global player with headquarter in Germany and many units spread across Europe, Americas, Australia, Asia and Middle East.
The project involves the provision of licenses for SAP Business One, an ERP solution for SMEs & add-ons for Payroll, Job-Costing, Project Management, Advance Manufacturing & Time Sheet Entry and their implementation.
Soumyabrata Dutta, Product Manager and Sourav Pal, Sr. Business Development Executive ? SAP division of Ontrack, in coordination with Ontrack UAE - Team were responsible for sealing this contract.
07 Dec 2007
Tendertimes.Com breaks its own record of the past six years
Kolkata, India, Dec 07, 2007: Tendertimes.Com, the flagship portal of Ontrack Systems dedicated to online tendering, has closed a tendering order with the Divisional Railway Manager's Office, Eastern Railway, Howrah. This is the highest single order that Tendertimes.Com has received ever since its inception in the year 2000.
The scope of the work order includes publishing the tender notices and tender documents from Divisional Railway Manager's Office, Eastern Railway, Howrah in www.tendertimes.com and delivery of printed version of the tender documents. The client would also be passed on with details of the prospective bidders who download the documents from www.tendertimes.com. The order covers about 12 major departments of Howrah division of Eastern Railway to be executed within a maximum period of 2 years.
Suparna Roy Dasgupta, Vice President and Head of tendertimes.com gives credit for this achievement to the entire team of Tendertimes.Com but records special commendation in favour of Surya Shankar Das, who has been instrumental for this success. He has been manning the project as a Project Supervisor for the last 1 year 3 months.
04 Oct 2007
Ontrack?s maiden project in SAP B1 with Ronak Optik India
Kolkata, India, Oct 04, 2007: The SAP Business One division of Ontrack Systems Limited has succesfully bagged their first project from Ronak Optik India, within two days of commencement. The division for SAP Business One practise started functioning from 1 October 2007 and made their very first closure on 3 October 2007.
Ronak Optik India is a reputed importer and distributor of world-renowned sunglasses and spectacles brands in India. The organization is one of the fastest growing companies in this field having multiple tie-ups with globally recognized brands like, Police, Fila, Etro, Sting, Guess, etc. dealing with more than 4000 varieties and shades. The company operates its business through direct association with about 600-800 Dealers and Opticians in the country. They also have Shop-in-Shop association with major retail outlets like Shopper?s Stop, Lifestyles etc. The company operates from its Head Office and Warehouse in Kolkata and have a branch office in Mumbai.
The project involves the provision of licenses for SAP Business One, an ERP solution for SMEs and the implementation of the same at Ronak Optik India.
Soumyabrata Dutta, Product Manager and Sourav Pal, Sr. Business Development Executive ? SAP division of Ontrack, are responsible for establishing this association with Ronak Optik India. This is an extremely encouraging beginning for the SAP division of Ontrack, considering the value of the project, and we hope to break our own records each time, says Sourav.
13 Sep 2007
Saucy Adult Humour?s website to be developed by Ontrack
Kolkata, India, Sep 13, 2007: Ontrack Systems will be designing and developing a website for Saucy Adult Humour. Despite being a one-page website, it will be packed with functionalities and will replace the existing site.
Besides designing and developing the website, the web development team of Ontrack will add a newsletter subscription program to it. A module will be dedicated to product management in order to automate the process. The website will also contain shopping cart facilities with complete payment gateway integration.
Saucy Adult Humour is the provider of humour material suitable for adults. Visitors to the site can purchase Jokes Ebooks. Through its service, the company promotes laughter as a requirement for healthy living.
The web development division has previously worked on similar projects and has won accolades for them. They are confident that they will be able to do justice to the Saucy Adult Humour project.
05 Sep 2007
Ontrack Systems to design and develop corporate website for Shakers Appliances Pvt Ltd
Kolkata, India, Sep 05, 2007: The web development team of Ontrack Systems will be designing and developing a corporate website for Shakers Appliances Pvt Ltd. The company presently has a basic website but is looking forward to establishing their presence on the web in a more robust manner.
Established in 1997, Shakers Appliances Pvt Ltd specialises in cooking hoods, built-in hobs, and water purifiers with an emphasis on attractive design, high quality and reasonable price. With a tagline that reads ?For freshness in your Kitchen?, Shakers Appliances Pvt Ltd has made its way into the global market.
Suvendu Chatterjee, a Web Designer of Ontrack Systems Limited says that the said corporate website of Shakers Apliances Pvt Ltd would be a simple and static one. This makes it possible for the team to focus more on the design. The team is geared up to deliver beyond the client?s expectation.
29 Aug 2007
Ontrack takes the Right to Live Program website to its second phase
Kolkata, India, Aug 29, 2007: Ontrack Systems will be adding four new sections in the second phase of the recently developed website for the Right to Live Program. The existing website was also developed by the development team of Ontrack Systems.
The additions will include a section that will be dedicated to the bios of the Donators for the Right to Live Program and the Volunteers of this endeavour. A second section will allow visitors to leave a feedback for the movement. The Right to Live Program will be launched in Cape Town on 1 September 2007. Hence, the web team will be creating yet another section to invite people, visiting the website, to this launch.
Karen Parkin is the initiator of the Cape Town-based charitable group that is organizing the Right to Live campaign for the helpless and abused women. ?Mater Domini?, the first Mater Home in Cape Town and the seventh in South Africa, will also be launched on 1 September 2007.
The web development team is eager to work on this project and add to the capabilities of the existing website of the Rights to Live Program.
21 Aug 2007
Ontrack to design and develop website for WPIL
Kolkata, India, Aug 21, 2007: Ontrack?s web development division will be designing and developing a new website for WPIL (Worthington Pump India Limited). Replacement of the old website with a new one will add value to the web presence of the company.
The web team of Ontrack Systems has been responsible for the hosting and annual maintenance of the existing website of WPIL and has been successful in securing the present project due to their ability to deliver satisfactorily.
WPIL, formerly known as Worthington Pump India Limited, has been involved in the design, development, manufacture, erection, commission and service of pumps, for almost half a century. Its experience has elevated it to a position where it can now provide System Engineering and complete solutions for all sorts of water and wastewater handling and transportation requirements.
Exceptional feedback for recently completed projects has boosted up the confidence of the web development team. The team is now looking forward to working on the forthcoming project with renewed enthusiasm, says Sambit Ray of Ontrack.
02 Aug 2007
Ontrack to redesign homepage of the website For-Dogs-Sake.com
Kolkata, India, Aug 02, 2007: The Web Development department of Ontrack Systems Limited will be redesigning the homepage of For Dogs Sake?s website to redefine the face value of their website.
For Dogs Sake is an online business incepted by Kevin and Lorraine Winslet of Bosham in England. The organisation focuses on creating customized dog safety signs. The website, complete with online shopping facilities, allows customers to choose from a wide range of dog safety signs or create their own personalised ones. Blogs, forums, contests, dog trivia and e-books are some additional attractions of the website.
The task assigned to Ontrack?s web team involves transforming the index page of For-Dogs-Sake.com and giving it a new look. The new homepage will consist of two flash movies that will not only enrich the appearance of the website?s homepage but will also improve the interactivity of the website.
The Web Development team is looking forward to working on this website that advocates the well-being and safety of dogs. Suvendu Chatterjee, a designer on board the web team, identifies the challenge of the project as being the creation of a page that exudes the team?s creativity and at the same time is compatible with the look and feel of the rest of the website.
01 Aug 2007
Ontrack Systems to develop website for Right to Live Program
Kolkata, India, Aug 01, 2007:Karen Parkin, the iniatiator of the Right to Live Program, has awarded a project to Ontrack Systems for the development of a website to promote the launching of the Right to Live campaign, scheduled for September 01, 2007.
The Right to Live campaign is a venture of a charitable organization of Cape Town mentored by Karen Parkin. The program is aimed to befriend helpless women who are pregnant and do not wish to undergo an abortion or those that are facing a crisis or are abused and in need of dire help. The launch of the program in Cape Town will coincide with the inaugration of its first Mater Home, ?Mater Domini?, in Cape Town. It is the seventh of its kind in the whole of South Africa.
The Web Development team of Ontrack Systems will create a website that ellaborates the background of the movement and provides various other relevant information about the organization. The website will be championing a noble cause and creating mass awareness.
The project involves the easy task of creating a website but the specialty lies in the rare opportunity of being able to associate with a charitable movement, says Arindam Roy, the Team Leader of the Web Development division of Ontrack. He grants the credit of this project to Swaroop Chakraborty, the Online Marketing Executive of Ontrack Systems.
30 July 2007
Khalifa committee implements SMS Xprez for eGovernance
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 30, 2007:Khalifa Committee has recently implemented SMS Xprez, the flagship enterprise messaging solution from Ontrack for the enhancement of its communication system.
Khalifa Committee, also known as the Social Services and Commercial Buildings Department, is the nodal agency of the Abu Dhabi government, under the Ministry of Finance. It is responsible for the allotment of flats, villas, shops and offices in Abu Dhabi.
The new service, which attracts an average of 75,000 incoming messages a month from flat-seekers in Abu Dhabi, has been introduced as part of the agency?s continuous improvement plan to enhance services rendered to the public. Since implementation, the number of walk-ins into the agency?s office has come down significantly since the public can now register and know about all available apartments by sending an SMS to the Short code, which has been dedicated for this purpose. The agency?s IT team has developed a series of services using SMSXprez and will be introducing several new initiatives in the coming months.
S. Hamdan, Associate Vice President ? GCC Sales, Ontrack UAE, feels elated at the acheivement of this project and looks forward to the developments that are yet to come.
27 July 2007
Guided Tour of M-Files in French, German and Finnish
Kolkata, India, July 27, 2007:Motive Systems requires Ontrack to aid them in extending the area of the reach of their product, M-files. The existing ?Guided Tour of M-Files?, a demo-presentation, is in English. The Web development team of Ontrack Systems will be developing French, German and Finnish versions of this presentation. The English version was also developed by Ontrack.
The ?Guided Tour of M-Files? has been developed using Flash applications. It incorporates a tour map as well. This presentation was created as a succession to an Interactive Flash Overview of M-Files that was also Ontrack?s creation.
Motive Systems, based in Finland, is engaged in the development of highly advanced software applications. Pioneered in 1989, this organization has gathered a great deal of experience that helps it to cater satisfactorily to its client-requirements for software applications. Besides offering tailor-made application solution to customers, Motive Systems has created its niche in the industry with its flagship products ? M-Color and M-Files.
This is a novel experience for the Web team of Ontrack due to their new association with these foreign languages. This has resulted in some amount of excitement in the team, says Suvadeep Sarkar, the Associate Vice President of the Web Development division of Ontrack.
27 July 2007
Americana Computer System LLC opts for the implementation of SMS Xprez
Fujairah, UAE, July 27, 2007:Americana Computer System LLC has ordered for an SMS Xprez product from Ontrack Systems, UAE. The company will implement the SMS Xprez Enterprise Edition. It also requires 5 user licenses, 1 SMPP Gateway connection, 1 GSM phone connection and 1 agent. The maintenance and support that Ontrack offers will extend for a period of one year.
Americana Computer System is an organization with advanced technology delivering computer hardware sales and services and specializing in branded computers. The company is an ISO 9001 certified one. It is an industry leader when it comes to the provision of the largest inventories of high quality products.
Americana Computer System LLC will gain immensely from this implementation, as it will leverage their communication network, says S. Hamdan, Associate Vice President ? GCC Sales, Ontrack UAE.
27 July 2007
Ontrack to develop Stock Management Portal for MPS Food Products Limited
Kolkata, India, July 27, 2007:The Web team of Ontrack Systems will be developing a Stock Management Portal for MPS Food Products Limited. The portal is aimed to endow a high level of automation on the company?s stock management process.
MPS Food Products Limited is a faction of the MPS Group of Companies. The company saw its inception in the year 1995 with an aim to produce quality processed foods using the high grade produce at the Group?s own orchards and agricultural divisions, with the help of organic fertilizers.
The Stock Management Portal that Ontrack will be designing will simplify the ordering process for distributors of MPS Food Products Limited and aid the marketing agents to effectively monitor their stock of products and its movements. The distributor can login to the portal, place his orders, manage his account and make his purchases. The marketing agent, on the other hand, can control and manage the inventory as well as the accounts of the distributors.
This is a good opportunity to optimally utilize the skills of the development team says Suvadeep Sarkar, the Associate Vice President of the Web Development division of Ontrack. This is yet another step for Ontrack towards strengthening its bond with MPS Group of Companies, an old and valued customer, he adds.
23 July 2007
First Gulf Bank sources Ontrack to provide resources for banking
Fujairah, UAE, July 23, 2007:Ontrack Systems will be offering resources to First Gulf Bank for the purpose of Asset Tagging. The deliverables of Ontrack incorporates Identification of asset for Audit, Category Review, Auditing and Generation of reports.
First Gulf Bank is one of the leading banks in the UAE, with Shareholder Equity of 9 billion AED, making it one of the largest equity-based banks in the UAE. Established in 1979 and headquartered in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, the bank provides financial services in various business and industrial areas with a wide network of branches across the Emirates.
Several years of experience in the banking domain have gone into building the sound expertise possessed by the resources employed by Ontrack. The process that will be followed for resource management will comply with the requirements of First Gulf Bank.
S. Hamdan, Associate Vice President ? GCC Sales, Ontrack UAE, voices the commitment of Ontrack towards the provision of high quality resources and efficient resource management. Ontrack is a competent resource management company that can conveniently handle the work desired by First Gulf Bank, he says.
23 July 2007
Ontrack to revamp Tanmia?s corporate portal
Fujairah, UAE, July 23, 2007:The corporate portal of Tanmia will be undergoing a revampimg process in the hands of the Web team of Ontrack Systems. The original portal has also been designed by the personnel at Ontrack.
Tanmia is the National Human Resource Development & Employment Authority of UAE. It aims at providing employment opportunities to the UAE Nationals and, thereby, reduces unemployment in the country. It also undertakes to recommend relevant policies to the UAE Federal Government.
Besides developing the existing website of Tanmia, Ontrack had also been responsible for handling all backend applications and recruitment functionalities. The company had also renewed its annual contract with Ontrack, in March 2007, for purposes of aiding and enhancing its sourcing capabilities.
13 July 2007
MPS Group re-employs Ontrack to enhance their website
Kolkata, India, July 13, 2007: MPS Group of Companies has entrusted the Web Development division of Ontrack with the responsibility of enhancing the capabilities of the existing website of 'MPS Food Products Limited' through the extension of the ?Food Order Management? module for the overseas market.
MPS Food Products Limited belongs to the MPS Group of Companies. The company saw its inception in the year 1995 with an aim to produce quality processed foods using the high grade produce at the Group?s own orchards and agricultural divisions, with the help of organic fertilizers.
The website of MPS Food Products Limited located at www.mpsfood.com has an existing Food Order Management system that presently caters to only the domestic market requirements. The new enhancement will be used to manage the orders of the overseas market as well. The website, including the domestic order system, was also developed by Ontrack.
Suvadeep Sarkar, the Associate Vice President of the Web Development division of Ontrack says that Ontrack?s relationship with MPS Group has matured over time and catering to their satisfaction is a matter of commitment for the company.
13 July 2007
M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School to enter cyberspace
Kolkata, India, July 13, 2007: The Web Development division of Ontrack Systems will make MP Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School available on the Internet through the school website. The team will be designing, developing and hosting the school?s website.
M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School, Kolkata, is a premier school in south Kolkata, with about 2,700 students. The School lays emphasis on values and principles, skills and knowledge, and encourages students to strive for excellence in all their fields of endeavor.
The Web team is looking forward to working on this project, says Sourav Pal, the Business Development Executive of the Web Development wing, whose untiring efforts led to this association between M.P. Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School and Ontrack Systems Limited.
10 July 2007
Ontrack qualifies for the 2007 Microsoft Dynamics President?s Club
Kolkata, India, July 10, 2007: Ontrack Systems Limited achieves membership of the prestigious 2007 Microsoft Dynamics President?s Club. The official announcement has been made and the company received the tribute at the Awards Program held at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver on Tuesday, July 10, 2007.
The President?s Club is a significant milestone and is reserved for the top channel partners of Microsoft Dynamics. 2007 President?s Club program recognizes exceptional sales and customer add performance for Microsoft Dynamics solutions during the Microsoft 2007 fiscal year, which spans July 01, 2006 through June 30, 2007. President?s Club recognizes the top 5% within each region. The eligibility requirements and sales accelerators are designed to drive new customer revenue and year over year growth while at the same time encouraging partners to upgrade their existing customers to the latest Microsoft Dynamics versions.
B Hari, Ontrack?s MD, and Partha Bhattacharya, Vice President - Microsoft Navision division of Ontrack, were present at the Awards Program at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver to receive the honour.
In a communication dated July 06, 2007, Tami Reller, Corporate Vice President ? Microsoft addresses the MD of Ontrack saying, ?Congratulations! Your organization has qualified for the 2007 Microsoft Dynamics President's Club. Thank you for your deep commitment to our mutual customers and to building the Microsoft Dynamics business. President's Club is reserved for our top channel partners, and reaching this important milestone is a significant accomplishment for your entire team.?
Partha Bhattacharya voices the company?s pride and excitement in joining this prestigious group and expresses gratitude to the esteemed clients and the members of the delivery team, without whose support it would not have been possible to get a berth.
29 June 2007
Microsoft features Ontrack?s ERP implementation in Ideal Movers (Pvt) limited as case study in website
Kolkata, India, June 29, 2007: "Our employees are able to do their work faster and more accurately," says Nakul Himatsingka of Ideal Movers Pvt. Limited.
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29 June 2007
Ontrack opens the second innings with MPS
Kolkata, India, June 29, 2007: MPS Greenery Developers Ltd has placed another order of fifty additional Microsoft NAV user licenses for their business unit.
MPS Greenery Developers Ltd, a subsidiary company of the MPS Group, was incepted in the year 1995. The company endeavours to transform the vast laterite wastelands at Jhargram, West Midnapore into a paradise of green, through the adoption of indigenous and innovative methods and skills. Agr