Entire nation to be 5G enabled by 2023, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Pradhan also said that the brand of IITs and IIMs were sought by the developed countries to partner with their institutions

Dharmendra Pradhan, Pradhan
Premium

Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan.

Karthik Jerome New Delhi
Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, said that the entire nation will be equipped with 5G and optical fibres laid out in all the 600,000 villages by the end of 2023. He said this at the International Conclave on the joint collaboration of Deakin University, Australia with Chitkara, Symbiosis and OP Jindal University to set up Deakin University Hubs in their campuses. Deakin University is also partnering with Tata Consultancy Services as an industry expert to facilitate its services.

The conclave, called 'Digital Transformation and Internationalization of Education', comes in the wake of the

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 9:13 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com