Tulip IT Services Limited (Tulip) has announced that it has been awarded with the West Bengal State Wide Area Network Project.
The company will built the network, which would be build on the Build Own Operate & Transfer (BOOT) model. Tulip IT Services will deploy, manage and operate the entire network for a period of five years. The project aims to expand the infrastructure of the existing state beyond districts to connect all sub-division, block headquarters and gram panchayats. The network supports data, voice and video, and will enable the state to implement various e-governance initiatives. With this project, West Bengal aims to strengthen its position under the national e-governance plan of the government of India. Once the project is completed, the government will have an integrated backbone for common citizen services, online monitoring of performance of various promotional schemes, integration of data bases of various government departments and unified communication.