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NJ Teacher Certification Information System Contract AWARDED to ICS

Paramus, NJ - May, 2003 - Indus Consultancy Services (ICS) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the New Jersey Teacher Certification Information System Contract. The Office of Licensure and Credentials, an agency within the New Jersey Department of Education has selected ICS to analyze, design, develop and implement a browser based Teacher Certification Information System, which shall be used to track and manage teacher certification applications in the State of New Jersey as well as other functions performed by the Teacher Certification Office.

The system will allow all present and prospective educators, who wish to teach in NJ schools to apply via the internet for teacher licenses and other services such as name change on certificates, and to request duplicate certificates. Various staff of the Office of Licensure & credentials (Intake staff, examiners, administrators) will be provided with browser based functionality to complete the processing of applications received from the applicants. The application is expected to interface with ETS to receive test scores, NASDTEC to obtain information regarding revoked certificates, Criminal records database etc.

Overall the Teacher Certification Information System will support and streamline the agencies business processes, process applications and fees, provide assistance to applicants and pre-screen candidates, perform document management, facilitate process flows, and integrate the functions of the existing computer systems into a single relational database management system. The new system will also minimize data entry by Office personnel by enabling applicants to apply for certification and check status over the Web, and through the use of imaging.

Srinivas Josyula, Systems Analyst with Indus Consultancy Services said, "The new system will use J2EE (Java Platform) technology, Sun App Server, Oracle DBMS and Filenet Imaging solution. We are very excited about the opportunity to be part of this project and help NJ DOE to create the new system".

Earlier, ICS had worked on the All Claims Database System Contract for the Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, Division of Criminal Justice, NJ and the Case Organization Utilization Reporting & Tracking System (COURTS) Contract for the New Jersey Department of Labor, which won the prestigious NASIRE AWARD.

About Indus Consultancy Services, Inc.
Indus Consultancy Services (ICS) is a provider of innovative technology solutions to solve today’s business challenges. ICS focuses on delivering Internet/Intranet, client/server, and object- oriented solutions to its diversified clientele. Strategic alliances with vendors like WebLogic, iPlanet, and others have given ICS the ability to develop and deploy mission-critical distributed application s. ICS provides services such as: Turnkey Project Development, Framework Development, OO Analysis and Design, System Development, and Mentoring. For more information about ICS, contact the company at 140 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652; Tel (201) 261-3100; Fax: (201) 261-1399; or visit their website at

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