EdCIL (India) Limited, a Mini Ratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprises under Ministry of Education, paid a highest ever dividend of 12.5 Crore rupees for the year 2019-20. Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ received the dividend cheque from CMD of EdCIL Manoj Kumar in the presence of Additional Secretary (Technical Education) Dr. Rakesh Ranjan and other officials of the Ministry and EdCIL.
The company registered a turnover of 326 Crore rupees and a Profit before tax of 56 Crore rupees during the year 2019-20.
EdCIL offers Project Management and Consultancy solutions across education verticals covering ICT or IT Solutions, Online Testing and Assessment Services, Advisory Services, Infrastructure, Procurement and Overseas Education Services. The company is executing a mega-project of Ministry of Education called Study in India to increase the number of inbound foreign students to India. The program includes setting-up of a large portal, call centre, social media campaign, branding, event management and setting-up of facilitation centres.