2 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENT

TOUCHING LIVES, TRANSFORMING INDIA

Department of

Telecommunications

Progress Overview

India has achieved a teledensity of 82.93% in Feb 2016. Rural teledensity has also increased to 50.63% in Feb 2016. The increased teledensity has been instrumental in decreasing the digital divide by extending connectivity to far flung areas. Government is also committed to provide high speed internet to 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats to further augment the rural reach, through BBNL ( Bharat Broadband Network Ltd. )