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India kicks off $400 million mega-project to connect all villages with broadband

India has decided to take up a mega-project worth $400 million to connect all the villages called the National Optical Fiber Network for Broadband connectivity of Panchayats to enhance inclusive growth in the country and strengthen the economic acitivity in rurral India. The scheme will extend the existing optical fiber network which is available up to district / block HQ’s ...

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Cisco experiments cloud-based remote class near Bangalore

Cisco is experimenting its remote education system in government schools using the Cisco Education Enabled Development (CEED) platform under its Inclusive Growth initiative. The pilot will deploy specialized remote supplementary teaching for five government schools in Hoskote Taluk, Bangalore Rural District in the state of Karnataka. AN MoU has been signed with the government of Karnataka. “Using the CEED platform, ...

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