PM’s Office to set up coordination committee to provide e-governance to gram panchayats
The PMO has planned to establish a coordination committee to attend to diverse aspects of broadband services for panchayats. This will be implemented through a network being set up at an expense Rs 20,000. The creation of the network is a part of the government’s endeavor to provide e-Governance at the panchayat level as it will help electronic delivery of services. It has been recently reviewed by the PMO to create the National Optical Fibre Network to provide broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats.