BharatNet Current Affairs, GK & News
Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved for revised implementation strategy of BharatNet under Public Private Partnership mode on June 30, 2021. Key Points Project would be implemented across16 States of India. Under the revised proposal, BharatNet will now extend up to all inhabited villages beyond Gram Panchayats (GPs). Revised strategy also includes ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
On December 25, 2019, Union Minister of Communication and IT Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated “Digital Village Guruwara”. During the launch, it was announced that the Government has planned to offer free Wi-Fi services to all villages till March 2020. Highlights The Government of India has so far connected 1,30,000-gram panchayats through Bharatnet. More than ..
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister Electronics and Information Technology in a written reply in Lok Sabha informed Parliament that all gram panchayats will be provided high speed broadband connections under BharatNet project by March 2020. Key Highlights As per the government, as of today 128870 gram panchayats have been connected with optical fibre under BharatNet ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: BharatNet • BharatNet project • Empowered Committee • Gram panchayat • Internet connectivity • Lok Sabha • Ministry of Communication • Ravi Shankar Prasad • Union Minister Electronics and Information Technology • Universal Service Obligation Fund • USOF
The Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeITY) launched 5000 Wi-Fi Choupals in villages in partnership with common service centres (CSCs). It was jointly inaugurated by Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. Wi-Fi Choupals The aim of Wi-Fi Choupals is to transform rural Internet ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2018
A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between BBNL, Department of Posts and BSNL to provide broadband connectivity of BharatNet to Post Offices in rural areas. BSNL would provide broadband services. The infrastructure expenses and the operational expenses would be paid by the Department of Posts. BBNL would facilitate and coordinate the entire project. ..