The scheme for provisioning of 4G based mobile services in 7287 uncovered villages of 44 aspirational districts of five states, viz., Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Odisha was approved on 17.11.2021 at an estimated cost of Rs 6466 crore. The RFP was floated on 07.12.2021 and the agreements were signed with M/s Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) for three States and M/s Bharti Airtel Limited (BAL) for two states on 20.05.2022. 

 

Status so far

As of July 2022, survey of 2708 villages has been completed. Target for completion of this project is November 2023.

State wise list of 7287 uncovered villages of 44 aspirational districts of five states is as follows: 

Sl. No.

State

No. of Aspirational districts

No. of villages to be covered

1

Andhra Pradesh

3

1218

2

Chhattisgarh

8

699

3

Jharkhand

19

827

4

Maharashtra

4

610

5

Odisha

10

3933

 Total 

44

7,287

 

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