Provide widespread and non-discriminatory access to quality ICT services at affordable prices in rural & remote areas.
Narrowing the access gaps and removing the barriers to information dissemination and access to knowledge.
People of rural and remote areas of the country where ICT services are not available due to commercial non-viability.
Universal Service Obligation (USO) Fund steps in to provide subsidy support thereby incentivizing telecom service providers to venture forth and provide services to such target beneficiaries
Gram Panchayats connected through BharatNet
Total OFC laid (in Kms)
FTTH connections commissioned through BharatNet
Wi-Fi hotspots installed at Gram Panchayats
Dark Fibre Leasing (in Kms)
Bandwidth leasing under BharatNet (Mbps)
Monthly Data Consumption (Tera Byte)
Mobile towers installed under 354 Uncovered Villages Scheme
Mobile towers commissioned in Northeast Region (NER)
Mobile towers installed under Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Phase-II
Mobile towers installed under Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Phase-I
Mobile towers installed under 502 Aspirational District Scheme
Islands connected under Chennai-A&N Island project
Submarine OFC laid under Chennai-A&N Island project (in Kms)
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