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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...

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