“TWO CRORE RURAL INDIANS GOT TRAINED UNDER PMGDISHA” ANNOUNCES HON’BLE FINANCE MINISTER SMT. NIRMALA SITHARAMAN DURING BUDGET 2019

Giving an impetus to world’s largest digital literacy programme, Hon’ble Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, during the budget speech, announced that over 2 crore citizens have been made digitally literate under PMGDISHA.

“Under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, over two crore rural Indians have so far been made digitally literate,” said Hon’ble Minister during her maiden budget speech. 

She also added that the government is further looking to bridge the urban-rural digital divide by expanding internet connectivity to every panchayat in the country through BharatNet