Setting-up of Technology Advisory Group for Unique Projects Including New Pension Scheme (NPS) and Goods and Service Tax (GST)
Government of India has constituted a seven member Technology Advisory Group for Unique Projects (TAGUP) on June 1, 2010, headed by the Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Shri Nandan Nilekani to address various technological and systemic issues relating to the reliable, secure and efficient functioning of IT intensive systems in Government such as Tax Information Network (TIN), New Pension Scheme (NPS), National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), Expenditure Information Network (EIN) and Goods and Service Tax (GST) and to make appropriate recommendations thereon.
The Group has been tasked to address and make appropriate recommendations, within six months of the date of its constitution, on various issues related to the effective implementation of these projects including human resources issues, legal, regulatory and security issues, technology design and architecture, contractual requirements, monitoring systems, dispute settlement frameworks, etc.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance Sh. Namo Narain Meena in a written reply to an Unstarred Question in Rajya Sabha today.