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Will cover close to 80-90% of India with 5G in next two years: Vaishnaw

Close to Rs 500 crore per year of investments for developing new technology will be available for the country, said Ashwini Vaishnaw

Ashwini Vaishnaw

Union Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw (Photo: PTI)

Sourabh LeleAneesh Phadnis New Delhi
On the sidelines of the 5G launch in India, the government on Saturday held a closed-door meeting of state Information Technology (IT) ministers and top officials from the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY). Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister for Communications, Electronics, and IT, interacted with the media after the meeting. Edited excerpts:

What are the key takeaways from your interaction with the ministers and secretaries of different states? How would it help in the ongoing revamp of the country’s digital laws?

Most state IT ministers have expressed happiness about the 5G rollout and the Rs 36,000 package

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First Published: Oct 01 2022 | 10:27 PM IST

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