During the launch of “5000 CSC Wi-Fi Choupal” and “Delivery of Railway Tickets through CSCs” on June 11, 2018 in New Delhi , Hon’ Minister of Electronics & IT and Law & Justice Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad appreciated the efforts of VLEs, who have set up Wi-Fi network in various Gram Panchayats, in advancing ICT based services in rural areas, apart from enhancing empowerment.
The Hon’ Minister said, “Wi-Fi Choupal would be able to make rapid progress in enabling Digital Empowerment and enhancing the reach and scale of services in education and health. Wi-Fi Choupal is the great opportunity for Digital Inclusion in India. He mentioned that recently, Hon’ Prime Minister appreciated CSCs efforts in Singapore which is the great recognition for all the CSC VLES. “We are thankful to Hon’ PM Shri Modi for his support. Through CSC movement, we have made a new India digitally empowered, financially enabled and actively participate in nation building. Today, we have started 90 BPOs in 27 states of the country. CSCs have opened 160 units of Stree Swabhiman across the country. Digital India is for all caste, creed and colour including SC/STs, Backwards, Tribes and Minorities”, added Hon’ Minister.