NEW DELHI : In a significant demonstration of its expertise in IT projects, Rail Tel (A mini Ratna PSU of Ministry of Railways) successfully executed the Automation Project for providing AADHAAR-Based Biometrics Services for Impersonation Control of candidates during the recently held Haryana Common Eligibility Test (CET) – 2022 exam of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC). This test was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The objective of this project was to eliminate impersonation frauds and to identify imposters during the recruitment process so as to make it extremely reliable and flawless.
Earlier, NTA entrusted Rail Tel with the task of establishing the identity of the candidates before the Exam and at the Exam Centers by capturing the Biometrics & Face of the candidates appearing for Haryana CET – 2022 along with the Aadhaar Authentication of the same at the Registration Desks of the Exam Centers. Biometric (Thumb impression) & Face of the candidates were once again captured in the Examination Halls, for verifying the genuineness of the candidates.
This is the first time when Rail Tel was entrusted by National Test Agency -NTA to establish and authenticate Biometrics along with Aadhar authentication for such a large number of aspirants. 7.6 lakh candidates appeared in the Haryana CET- 2022 exam and the exams were held in 658 examination centers spread across 17 of the 22 districts of Haryana and biometrics was captured by 4500 devices.
Rail Tel ensured the generation of Aadhaar Token/Virtual ID (in secured mode) from the Aadhaar Numbers of the appearing Candidates who provided their consent for the use of the same for authentication on a voluntary basis at the Registration Desks of the Exam Centers for CET – 2022.
This is the first time when Rail Tel was entrusted by NTA to establish and authenticate Biometrics along with Aadhar authentication for such a large number of aspirants. These services are being currently offered by Rail Tel to Madhya Pradesh State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (MPSEDC), Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation. (IRCTC), UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Limited (UTIISTL), NTA, Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and many more.
Talking about Automation Project Sanjai Kumar Chairman & Managing Director, Rail Tel said, “Rail Tel is continuing to execute various projects in the IT domain for various organizations. Rail Tel’s capabilities on AADHAAR-Based Biometrics Services for Impersonation Control of candidates in examination process can be leveraged by any state/central Government agency for controlling and establishing the authenticity of aspirants. It is cloud based solution that is easy to deploy and can be customized to meet customer’s requirements. We are chasing more such opportunities to enhance our revenue stream. RailTel is committed to the National Digital Transformation process.
RailTel, a “Mini Ratna (Category-I)” Central Public Sector(PSU) Enterprise under Ministry of Railways, is one of the largest neutral telecom infrastructure & ICT Solutions & Services providers in the country, owning a Pan-India optic fiber network covering several towns & cities and rural areas of the country. Along with a strong a reliable network of 61000+ RKM of Optic fiber, Rail Tel has two Meit Y empaneled tier III data centers as well. With its Pan India high-capacity network, Rail Tel is working towards creating a knowledge society at various fronts and has been selected for implementation of various mission-mode projects for the Government of India in the telecom field. Rail Tel offers a bundle of services like, MPLS VPN, Telepresence, leased line, Tower Co-location, Data center services etc. The Mini Ratna PSU is also working with the Indian Railways to transform railway stations into digital hub by providing public Wi-Fi at railway stations across the country and 6100+ stations are live with Rail Tel’s Rail Wire Wi-Fi.
(Bureau Report with Rail Tel Inputs).