Broadband for all panchayats by 2016 too ambitious target: TRAI

 As government targets to expand broadband connectivity to all 2.5 lakh panchayats of the country by 2016, telecom regulator TRAI chief Rahul Khullar today termed it as a very "ambitious" target, saying believing in it would be like "deluding ourselves".

Digital India will transform the nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The 'Digital India Project' would transform the country in terms of digitally empowering every citizen with broadband connectivity and national optical fibre network, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Thursday.

55 villages to get broadband connectivity: Pitroda

Fifty-five village panchayats will hop-on the information super highway in the next few weeks.

All panchayats to have broadband connectivity by 2012: Pilot

Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said the UPA govt has taken a decision to ensure that every panchayat in the country is equipped with high speed
broadband internet access by 2012.