All villages connected through BharatNet to get free Wi-Fi till March 2020: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Currently, 48,000 villages connected under the BharatNet project have Wi-Fi access.
Govt to provide free WiFi services through BharatNet in villages across India till March 2020 : Ravi Shankar Prasad
Currently, 48,000 villages connected under the BharatNet project have WiFi access.
RS Prasad met Sundar Pichai at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, on 30 August.
Venkaiah Naidu says villages should be given relevant technologies, urges rural areas to become 'cradle of ideas'
Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu Friday said villages should be provided with technologies appropriate for their needs
Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday met Indian-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella and urged him to consider the use of Microsoft's innovative technology in the upcoming DigiGaon (Digital Village) initiative.
With Rs 10,000 crore allocated to Bharat Net in 2017 Budget; there's a lot more to be done here than you, myself and the government can imagine.
Aiming to strengthen its Digital India push, the government on Wednesday said it will pump Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 in its BharatNet project to lay optical fibre cables (OFC).