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About 700 digital villages will be set up by year-end: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Positioned as strategic cornerstones of the Digital India programme, the CSC model has adopted six villages on a pilot basis

Kiran Rathee  |  New Delhi 

The urban-rural divide, which is prevalent all over the country, seems to be more evident in the non-descript Dhanauri Kalan village at Gautam Budh Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh. Although it’s not too far from the F1 circuit, which is well connected to expressways, the few kilometers of travel on a narrow road filled with potholes could be an arduous task.

The people residing in the village have to go to town even for basic necessities as there are no facilities available in the village. However, the government aims to bridge the divide, not by building better roads ...

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First Published: Mon, May 21 2018. 07:03 IST
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