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A file photo of MoS for telecom Manoj Sinha. Photo: PIB
A file photo of MoS for telecom Manoj Sinha. Photo: PIB

One lakh blocks to be digitalised soon: telecom minister

MoS for telecom Manoj Sinha says 1-lakh blocks will be digitalised in coming days to ensure that people do not have to run to tehsils for getting their work done

Basti: One lakh blocks in the country will be digitalised in the coming days, telecom minister Manoj Sinha has said.

“Some one lakh blocks in the country will be digitalised in the coming days to ensure that people do not have to run to tehsils for getting their work done," the minister said in Basti on Friday.

Sinha also said that his ministry was working in a big way to fulfill the promise of ‘Digital India’ made by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The minister said after mobile revolution, work is on for digital revolution in the country. The result is that last year government saved Rs34 thousand crores...the manner in which people are using Internet will have far reaching results, the minister said.

He also lauded the efforts of one of his official developing website for sale and purchase of cattle which he said will go a long way in helping rural population.

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