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Growing the Internet 30 November 2016

Wireless for Communities in India: Phase 6 Report

Phase 6: Smart Village Programme Report (December 2015 – November 2016)

  • Selected Tham in Jharkhand and Narayanpet in Telangana to implement this Smart Village Programme.
  • Established a Digital Smart Village Resource Centre in each location with broadband connection. These centres are managed by the local community.
  • Enhanced the capacity of local government operations and developed the entrepreneurial skills of the local community through the use of ICTs.
  • Connected schools, local government offices and self-help groups to broadband.
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