CPCL has been successfully utilising Information Technology to continuously improve Business Processes in the company and to provide operational, financial, and commercial information to executives at various levels.
CPCL implemented SAP business applications through IOCL, The various SAP modules implemented at CPCL include Finance & Controlling, Sales and Distribution, Plant Maintenance, Materials, Projects, and Human Resources, and Payroll with ESS (Employee Self Service Portal). The implementation of SAP has enabled CPCL to integrate the functions of major departments seamlessly and ensure a smooth workflow. Similarly, the automation of Invoice generation in SAP for the truck movement was also implemented recently.
CPCL has taken a number of initiatives to provide on-line information to employees through the web, which resulted in the saving of productive man-hours.
- Several online intranet-based systems on e-Governance viz., e-Vigilance, e-MOC, e-Permit, e-Interlock, e-legal system, and gas detector system have been implemented.
- Recently Refinery Procurement Management System, e-Drawing system, e-Bill tracking system & GRN dashboard system were also implemented.
- As a part of Digital India Initiatives, more digital transactions are being adopted.
- A digital platform named Board Portal was introduced as an effort to go paperless. Wherein all agenda items were uploaded that can be accessed by the Directors electronically in a secured manner.
The Intranet is regularly updated with various knowledge sources, which are being accessed by employees to improve their knowledge base. CPCL Intranet is also used for providing information to employees on Internal procedures and market events.
CPCL continuously upgrades hardware and network facilities to meet the IT infrastructural requirements and to utilise latest technological advancements. CPCL has recently upgraded the physical servers to VM environment using blade servers with attached SAN (Storage Area Network) storage. The network backbone capacity also was upgraded to 1 Gbps with Layer3 switches. In order to improve information security, CPCL has installed ADS (Active Directory Services), Firewall with IPS (Intrusion Prevention System), Anti Virus System, Log Management Software, Network Management Software, and USB Blocking Software.