The government has approved Rs 26,000 crore for setting up 25,000 mobile towers in 500 days, an official release said. According to a telecommunications the press representative of the ministry will provide financial support to the project Universal Service Obligation Fund and will be implemented by Bharat Broadband Network.
The project was announced by the Minister of Telecommunications Ashwini Vaishnaw in three days’Digital India The conference of state IT ministers, which ended on October 3.
“In his closing speech, Ashwini Vaishnaw stated that connectivity is vital for Digital India and its reach in every corner of the country. He announced that Rs 26,000 crore has been approved for the installation of 25,000 new towers in the next 500 days,” the statement said. .
Minister of State (MoS) because of Electronics and information technology and Skill development and Entrepreneurship by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS Communications Devusinh Chauhan and IT Ministers from 12 states and UTs namely Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Mizoram, Sikkim and Puducherry attended the conference.