To provide high-speed broadband service in all Gram Panchayats by March 2019, government has launched its second and final phase of BharatNet project. It will be implemented at an outlay of around 34 thousand crore rupees.
The project was launched at a function in New Delhi. Department of Telecommunications (DoT) signed MoUs with states for the implementation of the second phase of BharatNet. Under this phase, broadband connectivity will be provided in remaining 1.5 lakh Gram Panchayats in the country.
Govt of India- launched- second phase of BharatNet project– to provide high-speed broadband service in all Gram Panchayats by March 2019.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- Communication Minister- Manoj Sinha,
- Electronics and IT Minister- Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Source- AIR World Service