DIGITAL INDIA: -40 Years To Go!
1. ‘BJP Govt merely renamed the Congress scheme of ‘National Optical Fiber Network’ (NOFN) as Digital India.
2. 2,18,880 Gram Panchayats had to be given internet connectivity. First Phase of Digital India to cover 1,00,289 Panchayats.
3. After 3 years (5/2/2017), only 16,355 Panchayats covered. At this pace, it will take 40 years to complete.
4. 13.5 Cr Aadhar accounts & 1 Cr bank accounts have been compromised raising concerns over digital safety.