37% rural youth sans Internet access: Study
The ‘Digital India’ initiative will focus equally on non-infrastructural aspects like upgrading of skill, content development and raising awareness along with the laying down of broadband lines connecting gram panchayats across the country.
This is to ensure that the project isn’t delayed beyond 2019, the scheduled deadline, as users and operators come to grips with the e-enterprise.
It is learnt that Union minister for communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has requested for presentations on developments in other key aspects of the plan. “People need to be aware of the facilities on offer and also trained to