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RailTel, Corporation, India, Telecommunication, telecom, infrastructure

RailTel Corporation of India Ltd

RailTel Corporation of India Ltd., a Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Railways, Government of India was formed in year 2000 with specific purpose of upgradation of Telecommunication of Indian Railways. Exclusive right of way was granted to RailTel under an agreement between the two organisation. In return RailTel has to pay a percentage of revenue to Ministry of Railways. On the other hand RailTel is free to use surplus telecommunication infrastructure in telecom market in India. With this arrangement, RailTel is working successfully and is in profit for several years. This model can be adopted in other countries/other organisations. For additional information on the details of RailTel’s operation, kindly refer to presentation here.