- To implement a state wide solution for Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB)
- Third RAPDRP project for the company, taking its total RAPDRP order size to Rs. 770 Crores approx.
- HCL Infosystems to establish Data center, Disaster Recovery center and integrated IT solution for CRM, meter reading, billing, collection, energy auditing etc.
HCL Infosystems Ltd, India’s premier Hardware, Services and ICT System Integration Company today announced the awarding of the Rs. 138cr (approx.) Re-structured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Program (RAPDRP) order from the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB). The deployment will cover 30 towns including 66 sub-division offices and 354 other offices of JSEB.
The project would help the utility in the establishment of integrated IT solution for CRM, meter reading, billing and collection, energy auditing and accounting for collection of accurate data and monitoring of loss reduction performance of JSEB thereby increasing efficiency of its employees. The project aims to provide an IT backbone for strengthening of the Electricity Distribution System Infrastructure of JSEB to reduce its AT&C (Aggregate Technical and Commercial) losses and ensure improved Customer satisfaction and revenue collection thereby making the utility self sustainable in the long run.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rajeev Asija, Chief Operating Officer – Enterprise Business, HCL Infosystemssaid, “It gives us immense pleasure to be one of the leading System Integrator in the Power Reforms with the awarding of the third RAPDRP project. We commend the Jharkhand State Electricity Board for their vision and feel honoured to collaborate with them in this state wide movement. We believe that new revolution in the power sector, initiated with RAPDRP, will play a decisive role in transforming the Electricity Distribution System in the country by reducing losses and adding greater efficiency. This project is the recognition of our understanding and leadership in setting up IT based solutions for such critical projects in the country.”
The project will entail the establishment of Data Center, Disaster Recovery Centre and Customer Care Centers at the identified locations. The company in 2009 won India’s first RAPDRP project from the state of Rajasthan for over Rs. 500cr and then the company bagged its second RAPDRP project from HPSEB in 2010 worth Rs. 100 approximately.
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HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.6 billion (Rs. 12, 221 crore) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organisation, HCL has specialised expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power. HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more.
HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers, alike. HCL Infosystems has a 100% subsidiary that addresses the physical security technology system integration market. The subsidiary leverages technology to build a security framework called ‘Safe State’ that safe guard’s life, infrastructure & society. For more information please visit us atwww.hclinfosystems.in