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H.1. NATIONAL OPTICAL FIBRE NETWORK
Department of Electronics and IT
To provide broadband connectivity to over two lakhs Gram Panchayats through optical fibre network.
To provide a minimum bandwidth of 100 Mbps to each of the 2.5 lakhs GPs.
Link 600 million rural citizens of India across 2.5 lakhs Gram Panchayats of India.
Landmark initiative in taking forward the vision of Digital India
A digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
100 Mbps bandwidth to every GP, thereby facilitating delivery of e-governance, e-health, e-education, e-banking, public internet access, G2C, B2B, P2P, B2C etc., weather, agricultural and other services to rural India.
H.2. NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS PORTAL
Department of Electronics & Information Technology
To ease scholarship process right from submission of student application, verification, sanction and disbursal to end beneficiary
A platform for disbursal for all the scholarships provided by the government of India.
State government departments
Central ministries /departments
Simplified process for
The students common application form for all scholarships
Onetime registration of students based on eligibility criteria,
System itself suggests the schemes for which a student is eligible
H.3. JEEVAN PRAMAAN
Department of Electronics and IT
To facilitate on-line submission of Life Certificate by pensioners
To streamline the process of getting Life certificate and making it hassle free and much easier for the pensioneRs.
AADHAR Biometric Authentication based digital life certificates for Pensioners.
It will do away with the requirement of a pensioner having to submit a physical Life Certificate in November each year, in order to ensure continuity of pension being credited into their account.
Submission of Digital Life Certificate also ensures authenticity of pension payments.
The PLI Scheme is being launched by DoT with the objective to boost domestic manufacturing in the telecom and networking products by incentivising incremental investments and turnover with total outlay of ₹ 12,195 crore. The scheme is effective from 1st April, 2021. Investment made by successful applicants in India from 1st April, 2021 onwards and up to FY 2024-25 shall be eligible, subject to qualifying incremental annual thresholds. The support under the Scheme shall be provided for a period of five (5) years, i.e. from FY 2021-22 to FY 2025-26.
As per Scheme and Scheme Guidelines, a total of 31 companies, comprising of 16 MSMEs and 15 Non-MSMEs (8 Domestic and 7 Global companies) have been found eligible and are being given approval under Production linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme of Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communications. The eligible MSME companies are:
(i) Coral Telecom Limited
(ii) Ehoome IoT Private Limited
(iii) Elcom Innovations Private Limited
(iv) Frog Cellsat Limited
(v) GDN Enterprises Private Limited
(vi) GX India Private Limited
(vii) Lekha Wireless Solutions Pvt Ltd
(viii) Panache Digilife Limited
(ix) Priyaraj Electronics Limited
(x) Sixth Energy Technologies Private Limited
(xi) Skyquad Electronics and Appliances Private Limited
(xii) STL Networks Limited
(xiii) Surbhi Satcom Private Limited
(xiv) Synegra Ems Limited
(xv) Systrome Technologies Private Limited
(xvi) Tianyin Worldtech India Private Limited
The eligible domestic companies under Non MSME category are
(i) Akashastha Technologies Private Limited,
(ii) Dixon Electro Appliances Private Limited,
(iii) HFCL Technologies Private Limited,
(iv) ITI Limited,
(v) Neolync Tele Communications Private Limited,
(vi) Syrma Technology Pvt Ltd,
(vii) Tejas Networks Limited and
(viii) VVDN Technologies Private Limited.
The eligible global companies under Non MSME category are
(i) Commscope India Private Limited,
(ii) Flextronics Technologies (India) Pvt Limited
(iii) Foxconn Technology (India) Private Limited,
(iv) Jabil Circuit India Private Limited,
(v) Nokia Solutions and Networks India Private Ltd,
(vi) Rising Stars Hi-Tech Private Limited,
(vii) Sanmina-SCI India Private Limited.
As per commitments given by applicants, these 31 applicants are expected to invest ₹ 3345 crore in the next 4 years and generate incremental employment of more than 40,000 people with expected an incremental production of around ₹ 1.82 Lakh Crore over the scheme period. The scheme is expected to boost domestic Research & Development of new products on which 15% of the committed investment could be invested.
Recently, the Union Cabinet approved a Viability Gap Funding support of up to Rs. 19,041 crore (Out of the total expense of Rs. 29,430 crore) for the implementation of the BharatNet project through Public-Private Partnership model.
The Ministry of Communications has launched ‘National Broadband Mission’ that will facilitate universal and equitable access to broadband services across the country, especially in rural and remote areas.