RailTel bags order worth around Rs. 35 Crores from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited for Data Centre Hosting & Application Support services

RailTel Corporation of India Limited, a CPSU under the Ministry of Railways has clinched a significant work order from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited amounting to Rs. 35,08,09,200/- for Data Centre Hosting & Application Support services.

More Details:

  • In a strategic move towards providing hassle free communication systems, RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. (“the Company”) has been awarded a work order from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited for Data Centre Hosting and Application Support services.
  • The contract amount on which the order has been received is: Rs. 35,08,09,200/-
  • The awarded contract service period is: 3 Years.

About RailTel:

RailTel, a “Mini Ratna (Category-I)” Central Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Railways, is one of the largest neutral telecom infrastructure & ICT Solutions & Services providers in the country, owning a Pan-India optic fibre network covering several towns & cities and rural areas of the country.

Along with a strong and reliable network of 61000+ RKM of Optic fibre, RailTel has two MeitY empaneled tier III data centres as well. RailTel offers a bundle of services like, MPLSVPN, Telepresence, leased line, Tower Co-location, Data centre services, Project management, IT & ICT consultancy etc.

About RVNL:

The company began its operation in 2005 with the appointment of a Board of Directors. The company was granted Miniratna status in September 2013. RVNL has been rated “Excellent” for the 9 successive years by the Department of Public Enterprises.

RVNL has also been ranked 1st amongst the Railway PSEs for 4 out of the last 5 years. The turnover of the company for the financial year 2019-20 has increased by 44.44%. The authorised share capital of the company is Rs. 3000 crores with paid up share capital of Rs. 2085 Crores. The company has been listed after its disinvestment of its stake of 12.16% of the company through IPO.

This collaboration signifies RailTel’s commitment to advancing India’s communication infrastructure. With a focus on cutting-edge Data centre Hosting and Application Support Services, this partnership with RVNL underscores RailTel’s pivotal role in fostering technological innovation and reliability. As the industry evolves, RailTel continues to play a crucial part in shaping India’s digital landscape.

Source: RailTel -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): Railtel

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