Smart City Project: Delhi Gets Free Wi-Fi, High-Speed Broadband
After months of delay, citizens in parts of the national capital will finally be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi and hi-speed broadband as the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched a host of new Smart City projects in the city on Monday.
During the inauguration at the Charkha Park in Connaught Place, Singh said that the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), by successfully launching the smart city initiative, has set an example before other aspiring smart cities in the country to follow.
Minister of State for Communications and Railways Manoj Sinha, who was also present on the occasion, said that it is a proud moment that Digital India and Smart City Mission integrated into the initiatives launched by NDMC and MTNL in a joint venture.
Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri said that with the efforts of NDMC, New Delhi would be the “nerve centre of the command and control of country’s digital and smart city mission.