Left Menu
Development News Edition

5,000 Bihar villages to be digitally equipped: Minister

PTI | Patna | Updated: 13-07-2019 23:26 IST | Created: 13-07-2019 23:24 IST
5,000 Bihar villages to be digitally equipped: Minister
Prasad, speaking at an event to inaugurate a TCS center here, said these villages will be digitally connected through Wi-Fi and other online services. Image Credit: IANS

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said 5,000 villages of Bihar will be digitally equipped in future. Prasad, speaking at an event to inaugurate a TCS center here, said these villages will be digitally connected through Wi-Fi and other online services.

He also said 297 IT and BPO centers are operating in 120 small towns and cities across the country. Eight BPO centers are operational in Patna, while one such facility is functional at Muzaffarpur, the minister for Electronics, IT and Communication said, adding, another will soon start work at Gaya.

Prasad urged the TCS authorities to increase the center's seats to 1,500 from the current 500 to help youths of the state in finding BPO and IT related work...

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Education post-coronavirus: Schools to rush for more digitalization

Digital education would undoubtedly boom in the post-coronavirus world, supported by educational institutions that have discovered its efficiency during the crisis, but it is still not expected to outshine traditional classroom learning....

Public health care post-COVID 19 to go for revamping, not rebooting

Until now, the economies used to classify healthcare sector under social expenditure. However, the devastation caused by COVID 19 pandemic has upgraded public healthcare on topmost priority and core economic activity for controlling future ...

Coronavirus lockdowns to speed up long-pending revamping of supply chains

With millions of production lines impacted, business disruptions to some extent are unavoidable and the lessons learned from this turbulence will leave an everlasting impact on both global and local levels of supply chains....

COVID 19 to catalyze the redefinition of urban planning and sustainability

Until now the urban planning was focused on mitigation to natural disastrous, climate change, pollution, chronic illness and lifestyle diseases. However, the global pandemic of novel coronavirus is going to change the whole narrative of urb...

Videos

Latest News

Soccer-Neymar denies flouting social distancing rules

Paris St Germain forward Neymar has denied flouting social distancing rules following his return to his native Brazil after posting pictures on Instagram which showed him sun-bathing and playing foot-volleyball with a group of friends. The ...

Indonesia to limit people's mobility as study warns of surge in coronavirus deaths

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday he planned stricter rules on mobility and social distancing as a study presented to the government warned that more than 140,000 people could die from the coronavirus by May unless it takes to...

3 Indians among 35 new coronavirus cases in Singapore

Three Indians were among the 35 new coronavirus cases reported in Singapore on Monday, taking the total number of infections in the country to 879, according to the health ministry. Two of the Indians -- aged 31 and 22 -- are on long-term p...

Thailand earmarks further $15 billion for coronavirus crisis

Thailands new stimulus package to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus crisis will be worth more than 500 billion baht 15.3 billion, its finance minister said on Monday,It has already introduced two packages, the first to inject 400 bill...

Give Feedback