Expect breakthrough in Vande Bharat export efforts: RITES CMD Rahul Mithal

'From the last lot of coaches and diesel electric multiple units exported to Sri Lanka, we are expecting a revenue of close to Rs 100 crore'

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RITES Chairman and Managing Director Rahul Mithal

Dhruvaksh Saha
As it recovers to pre-Covid growth levels, Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) — the Centre’s infrastructure consultancy utility — is looking to expand its international footprint, both in consultancy and exports. RITES Chairman and Managing Director RAHUL MITHAL tells Dhruvaksh Saha about his plans for 2022-23 (FY23) and the challenges ahead. Edited excerpts:

Infrastructure is a core priority under the Centre’s economic growth plan. How is it auguring for RITES?

Our target for 2021-22 was to hit pre-Covid levels. We have done that, both in terms of top line and bottom line, which is about 7-8 per cent higher. Based on fourth-quarter trends and April, with respect to domestic and international consultancy orders across Metros, railways, and highways,

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First Published: May 26 2022 | 6:00 AM IST

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