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Project Name
Network For Spectrum#*
Project Brief
The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) in its meeting held on 3rd December 2009 approved the following: Approval of setting up of an alternate exclusive, dedicated OFC based communication network for Defence services for release of spectrum. Financial approval of Rs 9175.16 crore (Rs 1077.16 Cr for Air Force and Rs 8098.00 Cr for Army & Navy) for laying of alternate communication network for Defence Services in a period of 36 months and approved budgeting of the same in the budget of DoT. The assets created will belong to DoT during the currency of the project and after the completion of the Project these assets will be transferred to Ministry of Defence as book transfer.
Telecommunication towers
Project Capacity
57000.0 KM (Kilometer)
Location The geographical location of the project
Multi State/ Centre
Project Status
Under Construction
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Any Other Information Any other relevant information for the project
Further, the CCI, in its meeting held on 3rd July 2012, has given the financial approval of Rs. 5236 crore over and above Rs 8098 crore, already approved by CCI on 03.12.2009, for laying of alternate communication network for Defence Services in a period of 36 months. Updated status for the project is not available.

Name Of Authority Name of the government agency that is the implementing authority for the project
Name Of Authority
Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications
Project Contractor Name of the concessionaire executing the project along with contact details such as name of the person, address, email, phone, fax, etc.
Name Of Contractor
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
Project Timelines
Date Of Award Of Project The date on which the work order/notice to proceed was issued by the project authority to the developer
Date Of Project Completion(Actual)
Not Applicable
Date Of Project Completion(as per Contract)
Project Cost
Project Cost (as per Contract) in Rs Crore
Project Cost (Revised) in Rs Crore The project cost, if different from the cost as per original estimates
Not Available
Project Cost(Actual) in Rs Crore Actual cost of the project
Not Applicable
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* - Updated status for the project is not available.