Case Studies


MS Visual C#, MS SQL Server 2008, Windows Application


The need and recruitment of huge temporary staff for a limited time period of one month for manual data entry on MOFA website is a big challenge for HCOI.

Manual data entry being a labour-intensive process has disadvantage of speed and accuracy which leads to increased cost and business risk as data becomes increasingly incomplete, inaccurate and inconsistent across the various state committees.

With so much of textual information to enter, data entry operators inevitably make mistakes that have consequence on pilgrim’s visa being rejected due to incorrect data entry.

HCOI intended to use their Pilgrims information already available in their database during their Haj processing through automated application.


Octaware designed and developed a software product MAT (MOFA Automation Tool) by automating repetitive and time-consuming tasks with a simple to use data entry automation tool to complete entire MOFA process in a minimal amount of time with 100% accuracy.

MAT solution offers Hajj organization a fully scalable way to automate data entry at a very low cost and eliminates the risk of manual data entry without systems replacement or integration.


  • Freed up valuable resources (Approx. 3600 Man Days) and lowered the cost.
  • Improved business productivity and efficiency up by 70%
  • Prevented risk and regulatory exposure by maintaining data integrity
  • Enhanced customer service with business intelligent reports providing status of MOFA processing