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Digital: The government in Digital Sector aims to provide secure, reliable affordable and high-quality converged telecommunication services anytime, anywhere for an accelerated inclusive socio-economic development.


Nodal Ministry/Department: Department of Telecommunications

DMEO Nodal: Parth Garg, Young Professional, parth[dot]garg23[at]nic[dot]in


Key indicators:

I. Broadband highways (NOFN Ph-1)

1. Cumulative Gram Panchayats connected

2. Length of digital highway (under Bharat Net)

II. Public Wifi in urban and tourist places

3. Cumulative places connected

III. Mobile Connectivity

4. Cumulative towers installed in Left-Wing Extremist (LWE) areas

5. Cumulative villages connected

IV. Wifi-hotspots

6. Public Wi-Fi Hotspots in rural areas

V. Broadband connectivity at Rural Development Institutions

7. Broadband connectivity at Rural Development Institutions

VI. Connectivity in Aspirational Districts

8. % GPs connected in Aspirational Districts – Cumulative

VII. National Broadband Mission

9. Percentage Fiberization of Telecom Towers - Cumulative

10. Length of Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) laid in lakh kms - Cumulative

Sector information and progress can be viewed here: