All villages to be connected with optical fibre in next 1,000 day said PM Modi…

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that the task to connect India’s over six lakh villages with optical fibre network wil be completed in the next 1,000 days.

Besides, a high speed internet connectivity  via submarine optical fibre cable will be extended to Lakshadweep in this period, he said.

Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on India’s 74th Independence Day, he pointed out that only five dozen panchayats in the country were connected with optical fiber cable before 2014 .

 

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