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R K Infratel Ltd, a leading infrastructure service provider company for telecom, oil, gas, community access television, internet service provider, is associated with Surat Safe City, the first of its kind project, and it is moving towards smart city, security, surveillance for safety of people of Surat by covering entire city on hi-tech CCTV network under Public Private Partnership.

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Rajendra N Sheth
Chief Managing Director of R K Group of Companies

The man behind the company is Rajendra N Sheth, Chief Managing Director of R K Group of Companies. He is a visionary who envisioned the scope of optical fiber cable network as early as in 2000. Start – ing with connecting cable TV on optical fiber cable, he developed his own underground Optical Fibre Communication (OFC) in the Surat City and is the distributor of the net – work in Gujarat.

Born on 15th August, 1964, in a farmer family in north Gujarat’s Bhilot Village, Radhapur Taluka, Sheth studied up to 9th standard in Gujarati medium. He used to be a helping hand of his father Narotam Das Sheth in his small grocery shop. His father sent him to Surat, with complete faith in his ability to achieve success in a short span of time.

Rajendra N Sheth is today known as a positive, confident and conscientious person who has lived by adapting practical approach in life.

Regarded as trustworthy and hardworking and reliable person with good communication and IT skills, and the ability to adapt to new situations, he has a sociable personality, friendly approach, ability to solve conflicts, attitude of developing alternatives and ability to cooperate.

To cover underground network in golden corridors route from Mumbai
to Ahmedabad on NH8.2019To connect the cities all over India through NLD Network and to provide
OFC Infrastructure, Point to Point connectivity and Virtual Private
Network services in all over India. Airlink will be a national level brand services for data and connectivity to achieve a turnover of above 100 crores per annum.
R. K. Infratel will be a National Level OFC Infrastructure creator, developer and maintaining networks all over India and achieve turnover of above `250 crores per annum.

VISION 2020
2016-17 To extend underground OFC connectivity throughout Gujarat (Baroda, Dholera, Kandla, Mundra, Pipavav and Rajkot) and to amend network in existing areas like Surat, Vapi, Silvasa, Daman, Umergaon, Sarigaon, Bhilad, Ankleswar, Dahej, Panoli, Bharuch etc.
To cover underground network in golden corridors route from Mumbai to Ahmedabad on NH8.
2018 To develop city based OFC underground network all over India.
2019 To connect the cities all over India through NLD Network and to provide OFC Infrastructure, Point to Point connectivity and Virtual Private Network services in all over India.
2020 To start value-added services all over India.
Airlink will be a national level brand services for data and connectivity to achieve a turnover of above 100 crores per annum.
R. K. Infratel will be a National Level OFC Infrastructure creator, developer and maintaining networks all over India and achieve turnover of above `250 crores per annum.

“I started with diamond trading job in Surat in 1979. After a year, I ventured into my own diamond unit for cutting and polishing of raw diamonds. Due to rough times and sluggish economic backdrop at the time, I had to shut down the diamond unit in 1988. Followed by this setback, we (brothers) recollected our courage and decided to start a texturising machinery parts’ business leaving behind our diamond business. We started our units in Kim and Silvasa area in South Gujarat in 1992. Through this business we earned and settled the default amount in diamond business. In this business I was involved in accounts, PROFILE FEATURE 23 NOVEMBER 2016 / egov.eletsonline.com / egov finance and general administration activities also,” said Rajendra Sheth. “When everything seems to be going against you…. It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you. All you have to do is learn from them and those around you. Because all that matters in business is that you get it right once. Then everyone tells you how lucky you are,” he added.

Business Growth and Vision 2020rajendran-shethchief-managing

Sheth started his cable TV business with 200 customer connections in Adajan area, Surat, in 1992. Expanding his network from Adajan to Hazira, which is approximately 40 km, and covered over 10,000 customers in 10 villages by 1998.

In 2000, he converged this business into the company name of RK Cable Net Pvt. Ltd. to operate Cable TV business independently with the customer base of more than 10,000 customers.

From 2001 to 2007, he concentrated as OFC network developed and services were upgraded from copper cable to fiber cable for all LCO (Local Cable Operators) in Surat. It includes net- work planning, designing, and commissioning of OFC network services to all LCO Operators and all leading Teleco’s Network establishment and their network maintenance activities in all over India.

In 2008, he sold out cable TV business and planned to rollout underground OFC fibre connectivity through R.K. Cable Net Pvt. Ltd in entire Surat City. It is now having 500 plus km underground network and 2000 plus km over – head OFC network in Surat City.

When everything seems to be going against you…. It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. It doesn’t matter how many times you almost get it right. No one is going to know or care about your failures, and neither should you.

Sheth entered into new era of internet retail business in 2012 with the brand name ‘Airlink’. Now it has more than 60,000 customers in Surat City. The year 2012 brought R K Infratel into lime- light when they got an opportunity to work with Surat Traffic Police Education Trust for Surat Safe City Project approved by Surat Police Com- missioner.

The year 2012 brought R K Infratel into lime- light when they got an opportunity to work with Surat Traffic Police Education Trust for Surat Safe City Project approved by Surat Police Com- missioner. Also we are providing 100 % support 24 X 7 to maintain our Safe City network. His growth has been tremendous after

His growth has been tremendous after entering into ISP business. He signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Altai Honkong to do a joint venture and C harvi Digital for digital media in 2016 .

“If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out,” says Sheth, who values his employees as family.

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