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Sterlite Tech Wins MahaNet Citizen Network Project in Maharashtra

Press Trust of India  |  PUNE 

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As a lead partner, will enable smart connectivity to more than 4,000 gram panchayats in the Vidarbha region, directly impacting over 7.5 million citizens

(BSE: 532374) (NSE: STRTECH), a global solutions company, has won a Rs. 1,512 crore MahaNet-I project for the implementation of BharatNet-II in Maharashtra.

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(MahaIT), a state-led nodal agency, aims to connect approximately 13,000 gram panchayats through the MahaNet-I project. As a leading implementation partner, will connect 4,045 gram panchayats across eight districts of Maharashtra, impacting over 7.5 million citizens.

Elaborating on the project, SVR Srinivas (IAS), & MD - MahaIT and Principal Secretary-IT, Government of Maharashtra, said, "Sterlite Tech will design, build and manage a carrier-grade network, capable of riding Gigabit-ready applications to the last-mile. The Company has successfully rolled out networks for the Indian defence and for leading telcos, and now we are looking at them to bring in their technological expertise and best practices to MahaNet-I."

Sterlite Tech was associated with BharatNet in phase I, and will now with Maharashtra for BharatNet phase II to enable to the last-mile. Combining its extensive experience in network design and rollout, and capabilities in latest such as video surveys, geo-monitoring, sensors and analytics, with MahaNet-I, Sterlite Tech will continue its strong commitment towards achieving the vision.

Elaborating on the project, KS Rao, - Telecom Services Business, Sterlite Tech, said, "Ensuring to the villages through our unique Lead 360 deployment approach, we are creating a smarter Once the is complete, it will ride various applications, including e-education, and e-governance, thereby improving everyday living experiences of the citizens in the region."

About Sterlite Tech:

Ltd (BSE: 532374) (NSE: STRTECH), is a global technology leader that designs, builds and manages smarter Sterlite Tech engages with customers in more than 100 countries, with a offering across products, services and software. The Company has global in India, Italy, & and two Software Delivery Centres in Sterlite Tech is home to India's only for research and for next generation Projects undertaken by the Company include intrusion-proof smarter for the Armed Forces, for BharatNet (rural broadband), Smart Cities' development, and establishing high-speed Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) connectivity. For more details, visit

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 12:35 IST