Internet connectivity Current Affairs, GK & News
According to Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrashekhar, six lakh villages in India will get internet connectivity by 2024 under the Bharat Net programme. Key Points According to the minister, about 2.8 lakh villages have got internet facility as of now. Government is working towards its aim to provide internet ..
The Economist Intelligence Unit along with Facebook recently released the Inclusive Internet Index. According to the index, India is at the 49th spot when it comes to internet inclusion and gender equality in accessing the internet. The Facebook Inclusive Internet Index looked at 120 countries. These countries represented 96% of global population and 98% of ..
The Government of Telangana recently declared the Telangana fibre grid project as “Vital Public Purpose project”. With this the project will give only 5 days prior intimation to all the authorities concerned before laying the optical fibre cable. The project has been accorded with right of way permission to lay the Optical Fibre network. Telangana ..
The Internet and Mobile Association of India recently released a report according to which the active internet users in rural India has increased by 10% as compared to that of rural India. According to the report, rural India had 227 million active internet users and urban India had 205 million internet users. This is the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On February 13, 2020, foreign envoys from Gulf countries and European Union visited Jammu and Kashmir for the second time after Abrogation of Article 370. Highlights The delegation met secretary level officers of Government of India and other senior officers of Jammu and Kashmir. They also visited business women, traders, entrepreneurs in Jammu and Kashmir. ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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