Passport Seva Project designed to provide citizens passports in a short three day span, as opposed to the present six to nine months. A ‘tatkal’ or instant quota is also available, wherein the passport can be obtained in a day’s time.
The Hindustan Times has reported that TCS has been slapped with a fine of Rs. 2 lakh for each week of delay by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
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On 30 September, Deccan Herald reported that the software developed by TCS had over 600 bugs in it. The Standard Testing and Quality Control Directorate of the Department of IT tested the software, with the above result. In the second test 100 bugs showed up. The report says that another test will be conducted in October.