Anand Budholia is senior VP and CIO at Reliance Power. As a technology professional, Budholia has around three decades of experience in strategic planning, project management, ERP implementation and support, business analytics, software development, financial monitoring, and disaster recovery planning. At Reliance Power, he is managing the overall Information Technology functions, which include SAP, Business Applications, IT Infrastructure, software development, Technical support services and financial monitoring systems for corporate office, Power Plants, Mines and Support services.
The IT team at Reliance Power has developed an enterprise level Law Matters Management System (LMMS) to record legal, regulatory, taxation, and secretarial related cases/ notices at various forums (Supreme Court, High court, other courts and tribunals, etc). System allows the team of above functions to add cases/ notices with details and update/ track the progress, attach case documents /notices and financial impact details. It has the capability to fetch the case updates and documents such as court orders, judgement from respective court websites and inform the users. Also, the system notifies the users about the new cases registered against the company at any of the court in India. LMMS enables the Management to monitor the law matters’ progress through mobile application, dashboards and reports. LMMS has been integrated with RiA (Reliance Information Assistant), an RPA chat bot application through which the users shall get case status & updates over voice commands. Based on the successful implementation at Reliance Power, LMMS has been rolled out for the entire Reliance group companies.