Ricoh India along with Telecommunications Consultants India (TCIL) has won Rs 1,370 crore order from department of posts, a company statement said here Tuesday."We are confident of delivering the best value to department of posts and ensure seamless integration of our products and solutions with the larger business objective of department of posts," said Manoj Kumar, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Ricoh India.
Both the companies will jointly work as the system integrator for "Rural Information & Communication Technology (ICT) - Hardware (RH) Solution", which will enable them to modernize approximately 129,000 post offices through automation.
Under the communications and IT ministry, the Rural ICT Project is a part of the larger IT modernization project being undertaken by the department of posts and its primary goal is to improve the quality of service, provide more value added services and achieve "financial inclusion" of unbanked rural population, it added.
The department of posts has selected Ricoh India for supply, installation and maintenance services of hardware, peripheral devices and operating system for the project.
The scope of work includes supply of mobile computing devices and peripherals, installation of solar UPS, connectivity to access the application by service providers along with maintenance for five years.
Updated Date: Nov 25, 2014 18:30:12 IST