Digital Village Current Affairs, GK & News
On February 24, 2020, the Union Minster Ramesh Pokhriyal presented the Vishwakarma awards for the year 2019. Around 23 groups were awarded Chatra Vishwakarma Awards and 6 institutes were awarded with Utkrisht Santhan Vishwakarma Award. Highlights This year the theme of competition of the award is as follows Theme: How to Enhance the income of ..
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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 ..
Akodara village in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat has earned the coveted tag of becoming India’s first digital village. The village with a total population of 1,191 people and 250 households uses a various cashless system for payments of goods and services. All transactions in the village are carried out through digital modes like SMS, net-banking ..