Watch National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) Inauguration Cermony


Monday, 12th January 2015




1 Days


In Person

National optical Fibre Network (NOFN) Inauguration

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Hon’ble Minister for Communication & Information Technology, would commission India’s first Hi-Speed Rural Broadband Network while connecting with Districts & Gram Panchayats using PeopleLink Video Conferencing

Hyderabad 12th Jan, 2015: Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad will formally inaugurate the commissioning of India’s first Hi-Speed Rural Broadband Network in Idukki district under the Digital India Program on January 12, 2015 through PeopleLink Video Conferencing connecting State Head Quarters, District Head Quarters, Blocks & Grama Panchayats.

Chief Minister, Shri Oomen Chandy; IT & Industries Minister, Shri P K Kunhalikutty; and Panchayats & Social justice Minister, Dr. M.K. Muneer is expected to attend the function to be held at the Park Centre in the Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram. Idukki District collector, Block Presidents, Panchayat Presidents, etc. will also be participating in the function through PeopleLink Video Conferencing.

PeopleLink shall power the video session between the Block offices and Panchayats on the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) backbone to provide visual connectivity for the said offices to witness the launch live. PeopleLink Video Conferencing with its capability of connecting over low bandwidths synchronises itself with several government initiatives like Digital India Vision for the nation to empower its rural parts for enhancing their collaboration and benefitting the people by having a seamless delivery mechanism for effective communication.

The entire Event is expected to be live streamed on a Kerala IT Mission website along with Bharat Broadband Network Ltd (BBNL) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) websites.

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