Ricoh India announced its IT deal with Department of Posts for supply, installation and maintenance services of hardware, peripheral devices and operating system for Rural ICT 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, said Ricoh India.
Telecommunications Consultants India (TCIL) is Ricoh India’s partner.
The project will enable the Department of Posts to modernize approximately 129,000 Post Offices through automation.
The goal of the Rural ICT project is to improve the quality of service, provide more value added services and achieve financial inclusion of un-banked rural population.
Manoj Kumar, executive vice president and CEO, Ricoh India, said: “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.”