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Rolta Wins Second Major Project from NSA, Oman

MUMBAI, India, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolta India Limited today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Rolta Middle East, has been awarded a multi-million dollar project by Oman's National Survey Authority (NSA).  The project, which is the second phase of a multi-dimensional map production and workflow system, will result in a number of deliverables.  These include enhanced workflow designs for improving map production, archival  and distribution systems, in addition to the generation of a nationwide coverage of 1:50,000 and 1:100,000 scale maps to be stored as a vector database as well as in a GeoPDF format. These digital map-products will be made available by NSA via Rolta's OnPoint eCommerce solution to various stakeholders in the Sultanate of Oman.

Oman NSA was established in 1984 with responsibilities for survey and digital mapping activities in the Sultanate of Oman and for assembling / maintaining the Sultanate's geographic archives.  NSA is the nodal authority for production and supply of topographic maps and digital data for Oman.   

An NSA Official said, "We have an ambitious vision to have a world-class national mapping organization, and are committed to adopting cutting-edge technologies to better serve our user-base that includes government agencies and citizens."  "Recognizing Rolta's proven track record and expertise in geospatial technologies, we are happy to be working with them for this second phase of our project," he added.

Oman NSA previously worked with Rolta on the first phase of this overall initiative which required the creation of a robust geospatial data model as the foundation for improving workflows and increased efficiencies.  This was achieved in a collaborative effort between Rolta and NSA during which Rolta supplied state-of-the-art hardware and software, re-engineered the workflows, implemented an eCommerce solution using Rolta OnPoint, and trained various NSA team members. This new project will continue to leverage the work done in phase I.

Mr. Reida Elwannas, President of Rolta Middle East commented, "We are pleased that our performance in the first phase of the project has been appreciated by Oman NSA.  This project will further develop and expand on the work previously done, helping NSA to achieve their goal of establishing highly sophisticated systems and work-flows."

About Rolta: Rolta is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including Federal and State Governments, Defense/HLS, Utilities, Process, Power, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, and Healthcare.  By uniquely combining its expertise in the IT, Engineering and Geospatial domains, Rolta develops exceptional solutions for these segments. The Company leverages its industry-specific know-how, rich repository of intellectual property that spans photogrammetry, image processing, geospatial applications, business intelligence, analytics, field-proven solution frameworks, and deep expertise in cutting-edge technologies like Geo BI, Cloud computing, Software Defined Infrastructure and Big Data for providing sophisticated enterprise-level integrated solutions.  Rolta is a multinational organization headquartered in India.  The Company operates from 40 locations worldwide through its subsidiaries, and has executed projects in over 45 countries.  The Company benchmarks its quality processes to the world's best standards, like successful assessment for Software Application Development and Maintenance at the highest Level 5 of SEI's CMMI® version 1.3.  Rolta is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange & National Stock Exchange, and forms part of various indices on BSE/NSE in India.  The Company's GDRs are listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange.  The Company's 'Senior Notes' are listed on Singapore Stock Exchange.

For additional information: visit www.rolta.com; or contact:

Reida Elwannas
President

Rolta Middle East & Africa

[email protected]

+971 (4) 391 5212

Shafik Jiwani

Executive Vice-President

MEA Projects & Global GIS BD

[email protected]

+971 (4) 391 5212

Pankit Desai

President, Business Operations

Europe, Middle-East & Africa

[email protected]

+91 22 2926 6666

Disclaimer: This press release includes statements that are not historical in nature and that may be characterized as "forward-looking statements", including those related to future financial and operating results, benefits and synergies of the Company's brands and strategies, future opportunities and the growth of the market for open source solutions. You should be aware that Rolta's actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, which are based on current expectations of Rolta management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, Rolta's ability to integrate acquired operations and employees, Rolta's success in executing its strategies, Rolta's ability to take a competitive position in the industry, business conditions and the general economy, market opportunities, potential new business strategies, competitive factors, sales and marketing execution, shifts in technologies or market demand, and any other factors. We may make additional written and oral forward-looking statements but do not undertake, and disclaim any obligation, to update them.

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