HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is known to be one who keeps his promises and has been implementing various welfare schemes for the people of the State. Following in his footsteps it seems Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao ( KTR) is following YS Jagan's footsteps in the latest case of a government scheme.
KTR recently completed the Telangana Fiber (T-Fiber) Grid project, which aims to connect every home with Internet facilities. The Minister said that services would be made available to the public very soon.
The AP Government which has come out with a scheme for providing Internet for improving the future of students education and welfare has brought out a package for internet facility for them. The same scheme is being planned for the State of Telangana as well
Andhra Pradesh State FiberNet Limited (APSFL) is already providing Triple Play Services (Internet, TV & Telephone) to households in the State for the past three years and is coming out with new packages to address the challenge of low internet connectivity in rural areas.
These packages have been launched in view of increased internet usage due to employees working from home, online classes for students who require high-speed connectivity especially in the towns and rural areas where the classes are viewed through the television.
KTR said the State of Telangana was at the forefront of solving problems and challenges faced by the society, by making the latest technology available to the common man. He said that digital facilities are crucial for technology and Telangana is making progress in that field as well. He said that it was the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's endeavour that knowledge should be made available for the common person who is at the forefront for all welfare activities.
The Telangana government will not only work towards creating digital infrastructure and skilling but will also ensure that technology has a positive social impact in the state, KTR said while participating virtually in a World Economic Forum (WEF) panel on Friday.
Speaking during a session titled ‘Harnessing emerging technologies in India’, KTR spoke about the T-Fiber project, through which the state will ensure broadband connectivity in every household in the state. As part of this project, the Government plan's to connect 10 million households with 100 mbps internet by the end of the year, he said.