RailTel aims to become a Rs 10,000 cr company

Union Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal addressing the gathering at the 20th Foundation day of RailTel, through video conferencing, in New Delhi on November 25, 2019. The Minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi, the Chairman, Railway Board, Vinod Kumar Yadav and other dignitaries are also seen.

At the Indian Railways’ PSU RailTel’s 20th Foundation day on November 25, 2019 in New Delhi, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal through video conferencing congratulated RailTel for its glorious journey. Goyal said that RailTel is truly a millennial PSU with a short history behind and a long future ahead. RailTel has done a remarkable job by bringing Wi-Fi to every nook and corner of the country through Wi-Fi service on 5400+ railway stations. Now that the RailTel is coming of age, it needs to aim for greater heights and become a Rs. 10,000 cr company in the coming years.

Praising the station Wi-Fi project of RailTel, Goyal said that the 5400+ station Wi-Fi will help in making Railway stations hubs of digital transformation. 1.5 cr people are using RailTel Wi-Fi in a month. Goyal also shared some heartwarming stories of Station Wi-Fi helping people in achieving their dream. Goyal shared a story of a porter in Kerala who used this Wi-Fi facility to study and clear Kerala Service Commission exam and Soni Sahu, a farmer, who is learning new techniques of farming using station Wi-Fi  to increase productivity.

(PIB)