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Govt likely to spend Rs 10,000 cr in setting up 1 lakh digital villages in 5 years

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  • Date Added: Feb 03, 2020
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DNA FEB-2019 The government is likely to spend Rs 10,000 crore in setting up one lakh digital villages across the country in the next five years.

Common Service Centers (CSCs), under the Ministry of IT and Electronics, is in the process of setting up 700 digital villages, or digi gaons as they are called and expected to be completed by March this year, CSC e governance services Ltd CEO Dinesh Tyagi told DNA Money.

The announcement of setting up one lakh digital villages was made during the Interim Budget last week and is apart from the 700 already in the making.