FMCG firm Gillette India today posted a 7.34 per cent increase in its net profit at Rs 58.77 crore for the second quarter ended December 31, 2017. The company, which follows the July-June financial year, had posted a net profit of Rs 54.75 crore during the same period last fiscal, Gillette India said in a statement. Total income from operations stood at Rs 409.52 crore during the quarter under review, as against Rs 412.42 crore in the same period last year. Its total expenses during the period reduced by 3.4 per cent to Rs 320.94 crore during the quarter as compared to Rs 332.26 crore in the year-ago period. . . * AP selects IT firm Pegasystems to integrate, streamline ops * IT firm Pegasystems today said the Andhra Pradesh government has selected its technology platform to deploy e-Pragati, a centralised portal that aims to integrate all government departments, streamline services, and drive higher citizen satisfaction, in the state. According to a statement issued by the Nasdaq-listed company, the initiative will help connect the states beneficiaries to 33 departments, 315 agencies, and 745 citizen services. "TheGoAP chose 'Pega Government Platform' with its leading digital process automation (DPA) technology to rapidly build these integrated digital services on a powerful unified platform.
As part of the extensive selection process, GoAP evaluated four vendors over three months," the company said. As part of the states 'Sunrise AP 2022' mission to enhance quality of life for its citizens, e-Pragati willbring integrated government services directly to citizens online, saving time and costs. It would also eliminate paper-based inefficiencies and manual processes. . ** NPCC launches design engineering facility in Hyderabad * Abu Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) today announced launching of its new design engineeringfacility, kick-starting its operations here. Telangana finance minister E Ranjendar inaugurated the facility. NPCC, a division of Senaat Abu Dhabi,the United Arab Emirates' largest industrial investment holdings firm, will run itsdesign engineeringoperations here through itswholly-ownedIndian subsidiary NPCC Engineering Private Limited(NEL), Mumbai. The engineering, procurement and construction company has been serving the Indian oil and gas industry for over 35 years, and was recently awarded an offshore project by ONGC worth over Rs 1,800 crore. NPCC operates in India through its subsidiaries, employing over 700 personnel, based in Mumbai andnow inHyderabad.
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