Uttar Pradesh Development Systems Corporation Ltd. was set up on March 15, 1977
under section 21 of the Companies Act 1956.
At the time of formulation of Sixth Five Year Plan, the State Government felt an
urgent need for quick, specialized professional services that are required to support
various plan formulations at state and at regional level. It was increasingly felt
that entire government functions could be performed more effectively if they could
get prompt technical, specialized, data base and systems support services at one
reliable and accountable source, inside the state.
Hence, the concept of forming a multidisciplinary computer organisation emerged
in 1977. The Uttar Pradesh Government, vide its G.O. No. 3/39 (41)/76-Planning –2
dated 10.02.77, incorporated " PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY AND DATA SYSTEMS
CORPORATION OF UTTAR PRADESH, LIMITED, on March 15, 1977 under the administrative
control of Planning Department, GoUP. The need and enthusiasm for establishing this
public sector enterprises was so great that the Government sanctioned Rs. 25 lakh,
from the contingency funds, as equity, so that this organisation could be established
immediately. Today, the organisation is known as UTTAR PRADESH DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS
CORPORATION LIMITED (UPDESCO) and now is under the Department of IT & Electronics,
Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Development Systems Corporation Ltd. Was set up on March 15, 1977,
under section 21 of the Companies Act 1956. The Corporation is a fully owned Government
Company under the aegis of Department of Information Technology and Electronics,
Government of Uttar Pradesh. The authorized capital is Rs. 200 lacs and the paid
up capital of the Corporation is Rs. 100 lacs.
This corporation is a multidisciplinary IT and consultancy organisation providing systems
back-up to Government departments, Public Sector enterprises, International organisations
and other nongovernmental agencies in diagnosing and estimating the magnitude of
problems, identifying technological and other alternatives and suggesting methods
of improvement. Ever since its inception, it has made IT and consultancy services available
in various fields to the government and to International organisations like the
International Labour Organisation, UNICEF. The World Bank, Royal Government of Netherlands,
Japan International Co-operation Agency, EC and ODA etc. The Corporation is staffed
with highly qualified personnel in various fields.
With a spectrum of multi-disciplinary expertise, UPDESCO operates through its three
revenue generating divisions.
With an inherent dynamism and flexibility, Updesco provides consultancy in a variety
of applications like;
UPDESCO’s strength lies mainly in the multi-disciplinary expertise of its technical
manpower. It is in a unique position to view the public system from within and outside,
and to help its clients adapt themselves to the modern management techniques. The
operational methodology followed by UPDESCO involves a continuous involvement of
its clients in identifying significant variables, collecting and analyzing relevant
information discovering organizational strengths and weaknesses, appraising alternative
solutions, and lastly, determining the lines on which action should be taken in
respect of various issues.