RailTel signs MoU with IIT Roorkee and University of Birmingham

The collaboration with the University of Birmingham opens up opportunities for the usage of cutting technology like Digital Twin in the field of proactive Railway operation and Maintenance. 

RailTel signs MoU with IIT Roorkee and University of Birmingham

New Delhi: RailTel Corporation of India Ltd (RailTel)., a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Railways, has signed two MoUs - with IIT Roorkee and with the University of Birmingham to establish a collaborative partnership in the fields of skill development for Railway signaling, Telecommunication, ICT and development of Digital Twin for Railway Operation & Maintenance respectively.   

The MoUs were signed at the inaugural ceremony of the IRSE International Railway Convention 2023. Sh. Sanjai Kumar, CMD/RailTel exchanged the MOUs with Prof. K. K. Pant, Director/IIT Roorkee, and with Prof. Clive Roberts, Director/University of Birmingham.

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The event was graced by Smt Darshana Jardosh, Hon'ble Minister of State for Railways and Textile, Smt. Jaya Verma Sinha, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hai, Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Smt. Aruna Singh, Addl. Member/Tele, Railway Board, Sh. Arun Saksena, Advisor to Hon'ble MR, Sh. A.K. Misra, Chairman/IRSE (UK) Bharat, Sh. Anshul Gupta, Secretary/IRSE (UK) Bharat, Lt. Gen M. U. Nair, National Cyber Security Coordinator, GoI, and other dignitaries.

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The collaboration with IIT Roorkee encompasses the launch of professional courses at RailTel's Center of Excellence, coupled with extensive Research and Development activities. The partnership extends to the creation and operation of a Center for Safety Assessment, forging a robust alliance. 

The collaboration with the University of Birmingham opens up opportunities for the usage of cutting technology like Digital Twin in the field of proactive Railway operation and Maintenance. 

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