BharatNet project:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: The delay in the Bharatnet project, aimed at connecting gram panchayats through broadband, has resulted in a cost escalation from Rs 20,100 crore to Rs 61,109 crore. This is partly …

BharatNet project:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corp signs agreement for BharatNet project implementation. The project aims at providing 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity to all Gram Panchayats.   About BharatNet: BharatNet Project was originally launched …

Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC):

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: e-governance related issues.   Context: The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry chaired a meeting for the review of the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) initiative of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).   What is ONDC? Open Network for Digital Commerce christened ONDC is globally first-of-its-kind …