The state of Jharkhand, which completed 15 years yesterday, has introduced a host of Android apps and 3 web portals marching towards the Digital India mission, reports The Pioneer. According to Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das, 2/3rd of the state’s population are mobile users. The apps, accessible here, have been developed by the Jharkhand Space Applications Centre and include Jharkhand transport, MNREGA, e-garbage, main bhi police (I’m a police too) and e-district. The state will also connect Jharkhand panchayats with the National Optical Fibre Network by next year. The state will also launch a special purpose vehicle in order to create reports for bringing panchayats online, and has finalised a consultancy agency. It will also connect villages once panchayats are connected, and if that is not feasible, look at WiMax or TV white space for connectivity. (Related read: NOFN Broadband finally…
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