Digital India: Free space for towers in rural areas to accelerate Digital India

Digital India In Maharashtra : For Digital India, various efforts are currently being made by the central and state governments (Maha govt). Internet is considered as an important tool in modern era. The Center’s effort for Digital India is now also being supported by the State Government now to speed up the Digital India campaign under the direction of the Prime Minister to increase internet facilities in villages, BSNL has been allotted 200 sq.m. The decision to provide free seats was taken in the cabinet meeting held today.  

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Centre Government aims to provide 4G services in all villages by 9th December 2023 and to speed up this Digital India campaign, BSNL has been allotted 200 sq.m. Decision to provide free space. pic.twitter.com/k30b7CrHuB

— MAHARASHTRA DGIPR (@MahaDGIPR) November 29, 2022

This important decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. 9th December 2023 is the target of the central government to provide 4G services in all villages and accordingly this decision has been taken after BSNL has given a proposal. 

In this, 200 sq.m open space or cultivated land will be given free of cost in selected villages. The District Collector must approve the proposal received by him within 15 days for construction of Manora. Here, the Mahavitran company must provide electricity supply and connection within a period of two to three months. Free use of the road at this place is approved for laying the cable and no rent will be charged by the local bodies for this optical fiber cable.

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— MAHARASHTRA DGIPR (@MahaDGIPR) November 29, 2022

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