RailTel bagged order from MP Govt. for Phase-II project of expansion of SDC and establishment of Disaster Recovery Centre

Railtel Corporation of India Limited, a CPSU under Ministry of Railways has bagged an order from the Madhya Pradesh State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (MPSEDC), a Govt. of M.P.

RailTel bagged order from MP Govt. for Phase-II project of expansion of SDC and establishment of Disaster Recovery Centre
RailTel bagged order from MP Govt. for Phase-II project of expansion of SDC and establishment of Disaster Recovery Centre

NEW DELHI- Railtel Corporation of India Limited, a CPSU under Ministry of Railways has bagged an order from the Madhya Pradesh State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (MPSEDC), a Govt. of M.P. undertaking for the Phase-II of project of expansion of State Data Centre (SDC) and establishment of Disaster Recovery (DR) centre. The work order is valued at Rs 34.91 Crore (excluding GST) which after including GST amounts to Rs. 41.19 Crore (including GST). 

This order has been acquired through open competitive bidding process.

The said project entails upgradation, commissioning and managing a State Data Centre in MP along with setting up of a Disaster Recovery centre in Madhya Pradesh for a period of five years. 
State Data Centre (SDC) is envisioned as the 'shared, reliable and secure infrastructure services centre for hosting and managing the e-Governance Applications of State and its constituent departments/Organization.
It would provide many functionalities like Central Repository of the State, Secure Data Storage, Online Delivery of Services, Citizen Information/Services Portal, State Intranet Portal, Disaster Recovery, Remote Management and Service Integration.
SDC would facilitate secure, reliable and efficient delivery of G2G, G2C and G2B services thereby improving end-user satisfaction. Disaster Recovery (DR) services are required to prevent either man-made or natural disasters from causing expensive service disruptions.

More citizen's centric beneficial schemes involving e-governance applications will be available at the click of the mouse to the citizen and help in improving the delivery of services to citizens after completion of this project.

This will improve transparency, efficiency and effectiveness in different Government initiatives, public expenditure and schemes.Commenting about the development, Chairman & Managing Director Shri Sanjai Kumar said, “RailTel has been at the forefront of digital transformation journey of its clients. Securing this prestigious project from Government of Madhya Pradesh reaffirms RailTel's key position in the domestic IT space. The project assume significance with SDCs emerging as one of the backbones of the core infrastructure required for the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP). We will continue to eye more such projects to enhance our revenue stream. We are committed to provide satisfying services to our clients. 

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 fiber network covering several towns & cities and rural areas of the country. Along with a strong a reliable network of 61000+ RKM of Optic fibre, RailTel has two MeitY empanelled tier III data centres as well. With its Pan India high-capacity network, RailTel is working towards creating a knowledge society at various fronts and has been selected for implementation of various mission mode projects for the Government of India in the telecom field. 

RailTel offers a bundle of services like, MPLS VPN, Telepresence, leased line, Tower Co-location, Data center services etc. RailTel is also working with the Indian Railways to transform railway stations into digital hub by providing public Wi-Fi at railway stations across the country and 6108+ stations are live with RailTel’s RailWire Wi-Fi.

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