Thursday, June 30, 2022

Slide
Home Voice of IT Ministries of India BharatNet project to provide 1Gbps bandwidth connectivity to Gram Panchayats in Tamil...

BharatNet project to provide 1Gbps bandwidth connectivity to Gram Panchayats in Tamil Nadu  

BharatNet scheme enables to provide affordable but quality “digital” services, e-education, telemedicine and triple-play services to all Gram Panchayats of Tamil Nadu

This project aims to provide high-speed internet services to Government offices, schools, colleges and business enterprises

Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET), today (20.10.2021), signed the Master Service Agreement for the implementation of BharatNet Project in Tamil Nadu with System Integrators i.e., M/s L&T (Package C), M/s ITI Ltd (Package D) and Third- Party Agency M/s BECIL, in the esteemed presence of Thiru. T. Mano Thangaraj, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology.

In the programme, Hon’ble Minister stated that BharatNet Project will cover 12,525 Gram Panchayats in Tamil Nadu through optical fibre cable with high-speed bandwidth connectivity. Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET), a special purpose vehicle is implementing BharatNet project in Tamil Nadu at a sanctioned cost of Rs.1815.32 Crore. This project aims to provide 1Gbps bandwidth connectivity to all Gram Panchayats.

In order to implement the project, four packages viz., A, B, C & D were formed district wise and four System Integrators were identified, one for each package, along with a Third-Party Agency (TPA) to inspect and audit the implementation.

Presently, contract is being signed for package C and D under which 3326 Gram Panchayats in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Namakkal, Karur, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Tiruchirappalli districts (Package C) and 3103 Gram Panchayats in Kanyakumari, Madurai, Ramanathapuram, Theni, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar, Tenkasi, Dindigul, Sivagangai districts (Package D) will be provided with minimum 1Gbps bandwidth service. After the disposal of the pending litigations in Package A and Package B, the project will be implemented in all the 12525 Gram Panchayats in Tamil Nadu.

BharatNet scheme enables to provide affordable but quality “digital” services, e-education, telemedicine and triple-play services to all Gram Panchayats of Tamil Nadu. In addition, this project aims to provide high-speed internet services to Government offices, schools, colleges and business enterprises. Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology has said that by providing such services, the project augments the delivery of Government services and generates employment in rural areas.

Thiru. Neeraj Mittal, I.A.S., Principal Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Thiru. A.K. Kamal Kishore I.A.S., Managing Director of Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation, representatives of the companies involved in implementing the project and Government officials were also present during the programme.

Also readCIO News interviews Shri Wangki Lowang, Minister (IT) of Arunachal Pradesh

Do FollowCIO News LinkedIn Account | CIO News Facebook | CIO News Youtube | CIO News Twitter

About us:

CIO News, a proprietary of Mercadeo, produces award-winning content and resources for IT leaders across any industry through print articles and recorded video interviews on topics in the technology sector such as Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Cloud, Robotics, Cyber-security, Data, Analytics, SOC, SASE, among other technology topics.

khushbu Soni CIO News Mercadeo
Khushbu Sonihttps://www.cionews.co.in
Chief Editor - CIO News | Founder & CEO - Mercadeo

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -1x1 banner1x1 banner1x1 banner1x1 banner

Most Popular

GBM conducts artificial intelligence event, UAE organisations to increase spending

The artificial intelligence event delved into how organisations can get started on their AI journeys For an exclusive artificial intelligence event, GBM has brought together...

Clean technology: LG to invest $1.5bn

The push in the clean technology sector will help LG make "a shift toward more high-value industries" LG Corp, South Korea's fourth-largest conglomerate, said on...

AI technology firm Nala Robotics to supply Slice Factory with its autonomous chef

Under the terms of the agreement, to help fuel national expansion efforts the AI technology company will custom design and install Pizzaiola at Slice Factory's...

There shouldn’t be a separation between business and technology, says Deepak Garg, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Dista

The real value a technologist can bring is alignment of technology with actual business needs When asked how he planned his career path to be...

Recent Comments