Multi-technology public sector main ITI Restricted has acquired a piece order from the Tamil Nadu authorities enterprise TANFINET (Tamil Nadu Fibrenet Company Restricted) concerning BharatNet Part-II for Bundle D.
In accordance with launch, the contract’s worth is ₹432.97 crore and needs to be carried out inside 360 days, adopted by three years for operations & upkeep from the date of ‘Mission Go-Dwell’ beneath the supply schedules.
The scope of labor consists of planning, survey, provide, set up, commissioning, testing, end-to-end integration, operation & upkeep of Optical Fibre Community (OFN), and Electronics for Broadband connectivity beneath BharatNet Part- II in Tamil Nadu for Bundle D. As a part of this bundle, ITI will likely be overlaying ten districts surrounding 109 blocks, 3,103 gram panchayats, 845 income villages throughout the size and breadth of Tamil Nadu state offering a minimal of 1 Gbps bandwidth service.
The bundle additionally consists of radio connectivity for Gram Panchayats that can’t be related via fibre, implementation of horizontal connectivity to authorities premises, colleges, and first well being centres (PHCs). Round 15,000 km of fibre cable will likely be laid, together with underground and aerial fibre to attach Gram Panchayats with blocks, district centres, and state headquarter.
ITI Restricted mentioned that it has huge expertise in executing OFN work round India, and is already efficiently executing OFN works value round ₹4,500 crore in Maharashtra and Gujarat. ITI Restricted is the Mission Implementation Company (PIA) for MahaNet-I (BharatNet Part II) in Maharashtra. In Gujarat, ITI Restricted is executing two packages of BharatNet Part II for Gujarat fibre Grid Community Ltd (GFGNL).
Commenting on successful the order, Rakesh Mohan Agarwal, Chairman & Managing Director, ITI Restricted mentioned, “We’re proud to be a companion of Authorities of Tamil Nadu which goals to empower rural Tamil Nadu and create jobs, alternatives, and development. Excessive-speed web will likely be an enormous boon for college students in rural areas, and can contribute in the direction of addressing points like digital-divide amongst rural inhabitants.”
Emphasising ITI’s contribution to the BharatNet mission, Agarwal mentioned, “ITI has carried out BharatNet Part I in a number of states and TANFINET mission offers us a possibility to scale up our contribution additional. We’re centered on helping Govt. of India in its initiatives like Make-in-India, Digital-India, and Sensible Metropolis missions.”
BharatNet mission goals to supply high-speed broadband connectivity to the 250,000 Gram Panchayats within the nation to supply broadband connectivity to all of the villages within the nation.