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High-speed broadband connectivity to help Andaman & Nicobar connect with other parts of country: PM Modi


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stated that high-speed broadband connectivity will help folks of Andaman and Nicobar to connect with other parts of the nation.

PM Modi interacted with BJP employees of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

“I am sure that high-speed broadband connectivity that will be launched tomorrow will help people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to have a virtual connect with other parts of the country. Everyone will be able to avail the benefits of all kinds of online services, amid pandemic” PM Modi stated.

A submarine optical fibre cable connecting Chennai and Port Blair will likely be inaugurated on August 10. The cable will even connect Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock), Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Great Nicobar, Long Island, and Rangat of the Island group.

The prime minister stated that the web connectivity in Andaman and Nicobar Island after its inauguration will facilitate on-line schooling, tourism and enterprise within the island.

“India is fortunate that we have various things in different areas which can be developed. In Andaman and Nicobar we are going to lay emphasis on industries related to sea-food, organic products and coconut-based products,” Modi stated.

“Twelve islands of Andaman and Nicobar have been chosen for the expansion of high impact projects,” added the Prime Minister.

He stated that the whole nation wants to progress and work achieved by the federal government ought to attain the folks on the finish of the queue.

“For the development of New India, the entire nation needs to progress. The government may function from a specific point, but its work should reach out to everyone and more importantly, to the person at the end of the ladder. Be it a pandemic or any other problem, we all have to work together and stay connected with the people. We have to provide assistance to all,” Modi stated.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair on August 10 by way of video conferencing. He had had laid the muse stone for this mission on December 30, 2018 at Port Blair.

The submarine fibre cable connectivity will allow the supply of quicker and extra dependable cellular and landline telecom companies to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on par with other parts of India. (ANI)


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