RailTel, a telecom infrastructure provider, has completed the work of deploying an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Identification System for Capturing Attendance and Management of SDMIS (Student Database Management Information System) for government schools in Assam.

RailTel has configured, customised and deployed this AI-based Identification System for capturing attendance across all the elementary, secondary and higher secondary schools in all 33 districts of Assam.

The total project value for RailTel is 19.20 crore, out of which Rs 12 crore is a one-time cost being released post completion of the project. The cost for maintenance of the project is Rs. 3.96 crores per year with a scope of an Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for 2 years in the current scope of work. It has taken RailTel 4 months to successfully complete this project.

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The Axom Sarba Shiksha Abhijan Mission has been undertaking several reform initiatives for modernising the education department through user-friendly digital reforms and extensive adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools.

Talking about the project, the CMD of RailTel, Puneet Chawla, said, “with a global pandemic rapidly changing the world around us, all important sectors like health, education are leaning towards cutting edge digital technologies to adapt to the new normal.”

Along with providing the AI-based solution to schools in Assam, RailTel is also providing end-user training for the smooth implementation of the project.

RailTel can also provide a number of technology-based services like AI-based Cloud platform solutions for Smart Classrooms, Learning Management systems etc.



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