Govt gears up to make 1 lakh villages digital

New Delhi: Modi cabinet's newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took over on Monday. Let's say on this occasion, Prasad said that the 5g spectrum in India will be auctioned in this calendar year. He also said that work will be started to make one lakh villages a digital village.

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This way the village will be digital

As per the information received from the sources, in the interim budget presented on February 1, the Government had announced the creation of 1 lakh villages as digital villages. In fact, under the digital village, every type of digital facility exists in the village itself. These include facilities ranging from banking, health facility to education. Let's say that there are 700 villages digital villages in the country right now. Where all types of digital facility are available through common service centre.


Government to bring many new facilities

Talking to reporters, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the revival of government telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited is also in their priority. However, he also said that telecom companies will have to respond with Vyavasayakita and cooperation. Replying to a question, the telecom minister said that we will auction the spectrum in this calendar year.

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