RailTel has bagged an order of Rs 294.37 crore from Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Limited (TASMAC) for implementation of the 'Project on Integrated Solution', for a period of five years.
The project entails enabling end-to-end computerization and connectivity of core and support functions of TASMAC. RailTel, an Indian Railways' PSU, will be the system integrator.
The scope of work involves providing end-to-end computerisation of its operations which includes design, development and deployment of the application.
Major modules of application are Excise and TASMAC Integrated Supply Chain Management System (ETISCMS), Track and Trace (supplier, depot and retail vending shop), Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and financial and accounting module.
RailTel will be responsible for providing data centre and data recovery centre infrastructure — which includes clustering for two-way disaster recovery operations, with the state data centre .
The work order envisages data digitisation, master data creation and migration of historic data, besides providing internet connectivity at various locations and deployment of help desk and manpower.
It also includes operation, maintenance and managing the entire hardware and software system for a period of five years.
Speaking about the order, RailTel chairman and managing director Sanjai Kumar said, “It is an important work order for RailTel for providing comprehensive ICT solutions to the client TASMAC.
"It is an important step for their digital transformation, transparency and revenue assurance. Securing this prestigious project in an open competitive bid is a reaffirmation of RailTel’s key position in the domestic ICT space based on its strong technology expertise, industry partnerships and execution capabilities. We shall continue to be in the forefront of the digital journey of our clients and to provide satisfactory services to them.”
RailTel is one of the largest neutral telecom infrastructure and ICT solutions and services providers in the country, owning a pan-India strong reliable network of over 61,000 RKM of optic fibre, covering several towns and cities and rural areas of the country.
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.
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