Why should you go for RailTel IPO?

February 15, 2021 . Manas muraleedharan

Knock knock.. Who’s there? The IPO of Railtel that starts on Feb 16, 2021!

Let us give you a few pointers as to why you should invest in RailTel.

  • Incorporated on September 26, 2000, RailTel is today one of India’s largest neutral telecom infrastructure providers
  • Instituted with the objective of modernizing the existing telecom system for train control, operation and safety and to generate additional revenues by creating nationwide broadband and multimedia networks, laying optical fiber cable using the right of way along railway tracks. 
  • The optic fiber network of RailTel covers over 58,742 route kilometers and covers 5,848 railway stations across towns and cities in India
  • Projects: Provision of video surveillance systems at stations and within trains, ‘e-Office’ services & implementing short haul connectivity between stations & long haul connectivity to support various organizations within the Indian Railways, provision of content on demand services and Wi-Fi across major railway stations in India.

Competitive Strengths

  • ISO certified company; credited with various certifications including ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and CMMI Level-4
  • OFC network covers all important towns & cities of the country and several rural areas covering 70% of India’s population
  • Conferred with Eminent Engineers Award by the Institution of Engineers (India)

The IPO proceeds will be utilised to meet the following objectives:

  • To carry out the disinvestment plan.
  • To achieve the benefits of equity share listing on the stock exchanges

Company Financials:

ParticularsFor the year/period ended 30-Sept-20 (₹ in million)
For the year/period ended 31-Mar-20 (₹ in million)
For the year/period ended 31-Mar-19 (₹ in million)
For the year/period ended 31-Mar-18 (₹ in million)

Total Assets

Total Revenue

Profit After Tax

Don’t miss out on this significant opportunity to upgrade your portfolio! Here are the IPO details.

IPO DateFeb 16, 2021 – Feb 18, 2021

Issue Type

Book Built Issue IPO

Issue Size

87,153,369 Equity Shares of ₹10 (aggregating up to ₹819.24 Cr)

Offer for Sale

87,153,369 Equity Shares of ₹10

Face Value

₹10 per equity share

IPO Price

₹93 to ₹94 per equity share

Market Lot


Minimum Order Quantity


Listing at

ApplicationLotsSharesAmount (Cut-off)




₹ 14,570




₹ 1,89,410

So what are you waiting for? Invest and own a part of 1 of India’s Infrastructure Giants!

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