November 2018: Microlink Solutions Pvt. Ltd., region’s leading IT System Integrator, announced that it has won the competitive bid and management contract from Voltas to provide ICT -Networking Solution to India’s largest Convention and Exhibition Centre – the 34-acre Mahatma Mandir- and launch Gujarat state capital’s largest hotel, the 300-room The Leela Gandhinagar, which is expected to open in January 2020.
Gandhinagar Railway and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (GARUD) is a Joint Venture Company incorporated on 5th January, 2017 between Government of Gujarat (GOG) and Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd (IRSDCL) with equity Contribution of 74% from Government of Gujarat (GOG) and 26% from Ministry of Railway (MOR).
GARUD is entrusted with the task of undertaking the implementation of Gandhinagar Railway Station redevelopment project. It has been mutually agreed between Indian Railways and Government of Gujarat that Gandhinagar Railway Station would be re-developed to international standards by leveraging land/air space around station which shall include development of 5 Star Category 300 rooms hotel on the airspace of the station as well as management of Mahatma Mandir and Exhibition Centre at Helipad Ground for enhanced utilization of these facilities.
The Leela Gandhinagar is located 400 meters from the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Center. It is the first luxury hotel in the country to be constructed at the airspace of a conventional railway station and will be built 25 meters above ground. With Two wings of ten floors, and one wing of eight floors, it will boast 300 spacious guest rooms and suites, two extraordinary restaurants, an elaborate lounge and Boardroom, and 800 sq. meters of flexible meetings, conventions and event space with sweeping views – all matched by the legendary Leela service.
Microlink scope includes Supply, Installation and Commissioning of ICT Solution that includes – Structured Connectivity Solution, Wired and Wireless Solution and IP Telephony Solutions for Hotel and Exhibition Centre Facilities.