New Delhi: Ram Temple Trust on Sunday, October 24, announced that its management has decided to use digital accounting software to be provided by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to manage its funds which have exceeded Rs 3,000 crore.
The trust management made the decision to use the accounting software after the trust recently faced serious corruption allegations regarding land deals for temple premises.
Ram temple Trust general secretary Champat Rai confirmed the takeover. According to an IANS report, the decision was taken at the behest of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who summoned three key Trust members to Mumbai four months ago for a closed-door meeting on the controversial land deals. .
At the same time, for account management, TCS would have set up its office in Ramghat, located near Ram Janmabhoomi. The computer giant is working to complete development of the software by December.
The start of digitization and management of trust accounts will begin as soon as the software is developed. The report also pointed out that IT experts from TCS recently gave a PowerPoint presentation of the software to the chairman of the temple building committee, Nripendra Mishra.
Temple Trust Secretary Champat Rai said in a press release that TCS ‘digital performance is good. “We have discussed our needs with their software experts, who are currently installing an accounting system. TCS will digitize and manage our accounts starting in December,” he said.
Temple Trust Member Anil Mishra said: “The digitization of Ram Temple Trust accounts will be handled by TCS. Our team of chartered accountants will continue to keep income and expense accounts.
– With IANS inputs.