Gram Panchayats equipped with internet access India by state 2019

As of 2019, over 118 thousand village and small-town councils, also known as Gram Panchayats, were equipped with internet access across India. Out of this, Uttar Pradesh had the maximum connectivity in its rural areas with over 28 thousand internet equipped gram panchayats in the measured time.

BharatNet is a telecom infrastructure provision set up by the government of India to establish, manage and operate the National Optical Fiber Network that aims to provide a minimum of 100 megabits per second of broadband connectivity to all gram panchayats in the country.

Gram Panchayats equipped with internet access across India as of 2019, by state

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July 2019



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