Uttarakhand CM launches high speed internet connectivity for universities, colleges

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat (File Photo)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat (File Photo)

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], November 8 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched free high-speed Wi-Fi internet connectivity for all state colleges and universities.

Rawat congratulated the people as Uttarakhand became the first state in the country to connect colleges, universities with high-speed internet connectivity.

According to the official release, the CM said "The youth aspires to connect with the whole world and in this direction, the high-Speed internet connectivity will prove to be a boon. Through this facility, students of the state will able to acquire knowledge from great scholars."

He said that this is an important step towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Digital India.

He further said that the government is making an effort not only to make youth self-reliant but empower them so that they can give jobs to others.

"The state government is fighting against corruption and in this regard, the secretariat is being connected to e-office. We have to constantly fight against corruption and the Internet can play an important role in the field of transparency," he added (ANI)