Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has launched a free high-speed Wi-Fi service for all government colleges and universities in the state. The service was reportedly launched on Sunday at a college in Rawat’s constituency Doiwala.
According to reports, Minister Rawat commented on the development saying, “The youth aspires to connect with the whole world and in this direction; the high-speed Internet connectivity will prove to be a boon. Through this facility, students of the state will able to acquire knowledge from great scholars.”
CM Rawat also highlighted that Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to provide free Internet to all government colleges and universities and will be an important step towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ initiative. He also said that the service will not only help to make youth self-reliant but empower them so that they can give jobs to others.