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Digital connectivity of villages needs a day, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Digital village connectivity is no longer an aspiration but the need of the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday.

“The digital connectivity of villages is no longer an aspiration but a need of the day. Broadband connectivity will not only provide facilities in the villages, but it will also help create a large pool of qualified young people in the villages,” Prime Minister Narendra said. Modi while addressing a program on the 2022 Union budget.

“When the service sector develops with broadband connectivity in the village, the potential of the country will further increase. If there are fiber optic connectivity problems, we must identify them and find solutions,” said the Prime Minister.

He said that the citizens of the country must educate the rural population on the proper use of fiber optic networks.

“We need to identify and resolve all fiber optic connectivity issues in rural areas of the country. We also need to educate the rural population on the proper use of fiber optic networks in villages that are now connected,” he said. -he declares.

In this regard, the Prime Minister pointed out that more than 40 lakh property cards have been provided under the SWAMITVA Yojana. “A unique land identification PIN and land registry registration will make the process more transparent,” Prime Minister Modi said.

SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) was launched by the Prime Minister on April 24, 2020, as a central sector program to promote a socio-economically empowered and self-reliant rural India.

“To achieve the goal of 100% in different programs, we also need to focus on new technologies. So that projects are also completed faster and there is no compromise on quality,” said the Prime Minister.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a post-budget webinar on the Union Budget 2022.

The program theme “Leaving No Citizen Behind”, according to the Ministry of Rural Development’s press release, aims to bring together industry leaders, policy makers and government officials to discuss the positive impact of the budget and identify concrete strategies to work collectively towards the pursuit of the common goal of upliftment for all, a saturation of every household and village, leaving no one behind.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been edited by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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