Telangana To Provide Broadband To Every Household In The State By Next Year

IT minister of Telangana KT Rama Rao (Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

The Government of Telangana today (6 December) hoped that it would be able to provide a broadband connection to every household by next year after which revolutionary changes are expected in the education and health sector.

According to an official release, Telangana Information Technology (IT) and Industries Minister K T Rama Rao review the progress of various ongoing projects of his portfolio in the state.

A pilot project being undertaken in four villages in Rangareddy district on the technology demonstration network will be over by the first week of the next month, it said.

A senior official of Vijaya Bank handed over documents pertaining to loan to Telangana Fiber Grid Corporation for Rs 561 crore, the release said.

"We hope that broadband connection will be provided to every household by next year after which revolutionary changes are expected in the education and health sector," the minister was quoted as saying in the release.

The officials also informed the minister that they expect environmental clearances for the proposed "Pharma City" near here, by next year.

The minister also reviewed progress on the second phase of T-Hub, IMAGE Towers (for gaming and animation) and T-Works, it further said. PTI

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