New Delhi, November 17: The Union Cabinet has decided to provide 4G mobile services in over 7,000 villages across Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Odisha, said Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Wednesday.
The expenditure on this scheme is estimated to be Rs 6,466 crore, he added. Briefing the media about the Union Cabinet’s decision Thakur said, “In over 7000 villages of 44 aspirational districts across Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Odisha, mobile towers connectivity will be provided. It has been decided to provide 4G mobile services. Project is expected to be worth Rs 6,466 crore.”
Further details to follow.