Sunday, October 24, 2021

Ministry of Electronics and IT organizes workshop on making India one of worlds’ largest connected countries

Electronics and Information Technology Ministry organized a workshop titled “Connecting all Indians”, to make India one of the largest connected countries of the world. The workshop invited both public and private stakeholders including largest internet service providers in the country to discuss a roadmap to accelerate internet access in currently underserved and uncovered villages and towns.
World’s largest fiber based rural broadband connectivity project BharatNet was also reviewed during the workshop. The Workshop deliberated upon strategies to immediately cover left out geographies and regions and villages.
The workshop was chaired by Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar who laid out the objectives of the present government to connect all Indians with open safe and trusted and accountable internet. He said it is Prime Minister’s vision through Digital India to empower all citizens with power of Internet and to simultaneously expand Digital economy and jobs.

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