Kerala Government declares state as ‘Digital State’

Kerala Government has declared state totally digital, thus becoming first state in the country to achieve it.

It was announced by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy during his Independence Day speech held in the capital Thiruvananthapuram.

This declaration was made considering the rapid digital strides of the state which has achieved 100 percent mobile connectivity, maximum digital banking, 75 percent e-literacy, broadband connectivity upto the Panchayat level, linking bank accounts with Aadhar cards and e-district plan in all districts.

The state government also has announced that the second phase of digital literacy will further take forward the digital revolution in the state and envisages having wi-fi hotspots in all local bodies, total mobile Governance.

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Categories: States Current Affairs - 2017

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